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children's poetry From Rosebud Books


Talking Like the Rain

By Kennedy, X.J. and Dorothy M. Kennedy (selected by)

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1992. First Edition, fourth printing. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive./very good; clean & attractive; protected by new Mylar wrap. . Jane Dyer. 4 to; illust. glossy boards; 96 pp; includes index of authors and index of titles; glossy illust. dj identical to boards. beautiul color illust. throughout. A NYTimes Best Children's Book of the year.


A Child's Garden of Verses

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1939. Later printing. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s name on front endpaper; text & illust. rated "fine." Clean, tight, & attractive./fair; moderate chipping to dj edges; light soil; small tears along spine edges; dj-intact; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Sue Seely. 12 mo; tan textured boards with full board color paper illustration, black spine lettering; illust. endpapers; 127 pp; both b/w and color illust. throughout; illust. dj. Stunning vintage illustrations. Easy Library series.


Poems of Childhood
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Poems of Childhood

By Field, Eugene

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good, light rubbing to spine ends and corners; light scuffing to edges of front board paper illust. both text and plates are in fine condition; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Maxfield Parrish. Sm 4 to; dark brown cloth boards with full front board paper paste down of Jack and the Giant; gilt spine lettering; full two page illust. on front and rear endpapers of troll like creature astride a huge, red lobster holding a young boy with a sword in his claw; title page has full page Maxfield Parrish color illust. of nude boy blowing bubbles; 199 pp; an additional 8 color full page plates throughout; heavy paper stock. This is the 1904 edition. A rare find in this fine condition.


Growing Up

By Kaufman, Max

Paducah, KY: Paducah Printing Co., 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good DJ; light chipping to top edge of dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Virginia Black. 12 mo; teal cloth boards, gilt lettering on front board & spine; 52 pp; illust. dj.signed by the author on the front flyleaf.


First Poetry Book

By Monteith, Augusta (compiled by)

New York: Sheed & Ward, c.a. 1931. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; p.o.'s gift inscription (1936) on front fly leaf; sm. pencil drawing by child on rear fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Robin & Mai. 8 vo; large format; light red boards; 256 pgs.; b/w illust. throughout. other than the two items noted in "condition" this book appears unread; a true find of this rare book.


Street Rhymes Around the World

By Yolen, Jane, ed.

Honesdale, PA: Wordsong, 1992. first ed. very good in very good dj; price clipped dj; dj has some soiling to top front edge; all else clean, tight, and attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Jagdish, Joshi; et. al.. 4 to; blue board; white spine; 40 pgs.; color illustrations thoughout; illust. dj. Children's poetry from around the world in original language and English translation.


Winds A' Blowing

By Justus, May

New York: Abingdon Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Ex-Lib w/ Usual Markings and Expected Imperfections. All else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Jean Tamburine. 8 vo; 80 pages. Blue Boards with silver Lettering. Beautiful B/W Illustrations Throughout. DJ Protected by New Mylar Wrap.


The Blue Horse and Other Night Poems
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The Blue Horse and Other Night Poems

By Fox, Cedering Siv

New York: The Seabury Press, 1979. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. No DJ.; clean, tight, & attractive.. Donald Carrick. 8 vo; picture book format; blue textured cloth boards with gilt lettering & front board illust. 30 pages.b/w illust. throughout. Inscribed by the Author on the title page.


The Kite Book

By Kilvert, B. Cory

NEW YORK: DODD MEAD & CO., 1909. first ed.. Hard cover. very good for age; light scratches to paper paste on; small drawing & name on paste on; moderate rubbing to spine ends & corners; previous owner's endearing insccription on front fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. B. Cory Kilvert. sm. 4 to; picture book format; green boards with full board paper paste on title and illust.heavy paper stock with full page two color illust. throughout; unpaged. the illust. in this picture book are stunning vintage drawings illustrating a boy's adventures when his kite takes him on a high flying adventure.