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A Child's Garden of Verses
A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses


128 Pages, 7.1 x 9.1

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $24.99 (US $24.99) (CA $33.99)

Publication Date: January 2017

ISBN 9781910959107

Rights: US & CA

Otter-Barry Books (Jan 2017)

Price: $24.99


A Child's Garden of Verses is one of the best-loved classic poetry books for children ever written. The world-famous illustrator Michael Foreman complements these classic and beloved verses with illustrations as luminous and clear as Stevenson's own word pictures.This edition was first published to mark the collection's centenary year of 1985, and is now reissued in a finely-produced gift edition in hardcover with cloth binding and a ribbon marker. Includes a new foreword by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith.

Author Biography

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) is one of the most famous popular authors of modern times – he is ranked the 25th most translated author in the world, ahead of Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the novelist, poet and travel writer was the author of world-famous books such as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, as well as this classic and much-loved children's poetry collection A Child's Garden of Verses.