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    The Bookman's Table (Review)
    A Child's Garden of Verses, by Robert Louis Stevenson
    1. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Bookman, February 1896, p. 539
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    Comment on Current Books (Review)
    A Child's Garden of Verses, by Robert Louis Stevenson
    1. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Outlook, January 6, 1906, p. 46
  3. [+]
    Books New and Old (15 Reviews)
    "For the Young"
    1. The Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
    2. Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott
    3. An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa M. Alcott
    4. Emmy Lou: Her Book and Heart by George Madden Martin
    5. The Treasure of the Incas by G.A. Henty
    6. King Mombo by Paul B. Du Chaillu
    7. Border Fights and Fighters by Cyrus Townsend Brady
    8. The Book of Joyous Children by James Whitcomb Riley
    9. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    10. A Pocketful of Posies by Abbie Farwell Brown
    11. Golden Numbers by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora Archibald Smith
    12. The Posy Ring by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin and Nora Archibald Smith, ...
    13. The Flight of Pony Baker by William Dean Howells
    14. The Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame
    15. Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1903, pp. 698-703
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    Books for Young People (15 Reviews)
    A Child's World of Difference
    1. A Tale of Middle Length by Mary Francis Shura
    2. Fall Is Here! by Dorothy Sterling
    3. Taste of Spruce Gum by Jacqueline Jackson
    4. Spring Comes to the Ocean by Jean Craighead George
    5. The Space Plague by Alice M. Lightner
    6. Bobby Hull by Jim Hunt
    7. Girl in the Mirror by Zoa Sherburne
    8. Weaver of Dreams: The Girlhood of Charlotte Bronte by Elfrida Vipont
    9. If It Weren't for You by Charlotte Zolotow
    10. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    11. Did You Carry the Flag Today, Charley? by Rebecca Caudill
    12. A Ride on High by Candida Palmer
    13. Maurice's Room by Paula Fox
    14. A Snail's a Failure, Socially by Kaye Starbird
    15. The Cabinet by Gerald W. Johnson
    The Saturday Review, October 22, 1966, pp. 60-64
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    Illustration in Children's Book (17 Reviews)
    In the Forest, by Marie Hall Ets
    1. In the Forest by Marie Hall Ets
    2. The Great Quillow by James Thurber
    3. No Room by Rose Dobbs
    4. Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson
    5. Monkey by Ch'eng-En Wu and Arthur Waley
    6. The Horse Who Lived Upstairs by Phyllis McGinley
    7. The Cat Club by Esther Averill
    8. So Long Ago by E. Boyd Smith
    9. The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
    10. The First Christmas Crib by Katherine Milhous
    11. The Animals' Christmas by Anne Thaxter Eaton
    12. Travelers All by Irma E. Webber
    13. Grimm's Fairy Tales by Margaret Hunt, Jacob Grimm, and Wilhelm Grimm
    14. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf E. Raspe
    15. My Village by Janina Porazinska
    16. Baby Bears by Evgenii I. Charushin
    17. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Saturday Review, March 10, 1945, pp. 32-34
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    Books for Young People (18 Reviews)
    Books Old and New
    1. The Odyssey of Homer by Alfred John Church
    2. The Iliad of Homer by Alfred John Church
    3. Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
    4. The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
    5. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
    6. Hop, Skip, and Fly by Irmengarde Eberle
    7. How Big Is Big? by Herman Schneider and Nina Schneider
    8. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    9. The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter
    10. Ten Saints by Eleanor Farjeon
    11. A First Electrical Book for Boys by Alfred Powell Morgan
    12. Americans Before Columbus by Elizabeth Chesley Baity
    13. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
    14. Chariot in the Sky by Arna Wendell Bontemps
    15. Nine Lives by Edward Fenton
    16. Henrietta, the Faithful Hen by Kathleen Hale
    17. People Are Important by Eva Knox Evans
    18. The Picture Story of Alaska by Hester O'Neill
    The Saturday Review, July 21, 1951, pp. 46-47
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    Books for Young People (29 Reviews)
    Advice from Dr. Newberry
    1. The Mitty Children Fix Things by Nura Woodson Ulreich
    2. The Wily Woodchucks by Georgia Travers
    3. Along Janet's Road by Alice Dalgliesh
    4. The Biggerty Chameleon by Edith Pope
    5. The Quest of the Golden Condor by Clayton Knight
    6. Nobody's Doll by Adele de Leeuw
    7. Robin Hood and His Merry Outlaws by J. Walker McSpadden
    8. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
    9. Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge
    10. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
    11. The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin
    12. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    13. The Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang
    14. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
    15. Fun with Puzzles by Joseph Leeming
    16. Birds and How to Draw Them by Amy Hogeboom
    17. Animals for You to Make by Philip L. Martin
    18. Keep Singing, Keep Humming by Margaret Bradford
    19. Sing Mother Goose by Opal Wheeler
    20. Let's Play by Edward Ernst
    21. Riddles Around the World by Otto Zoff
    22. Volcanoes, New and Old by Satis N. Coleman
    23. Volcano by Tom Galt
    24. South American Zoo by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen
    25. The Paper Industry by Josephine Perry
    26. Basketful: The Story of Our Foods by Irmengarde Eberle
    27. The How of the Helicopter by Alfred Hull Stevens, Jr.
    28. The Story of American Aviation by Jim Ray
    29. The Land Renewed by William R. Van Dersal and Edward H. Graham
    The Saturday Review, June 15, 1946, pp. 42-45
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    Comment on Current Books (49 Reviews)
    Amy in Acadia, by Helen Leah Reed
    1. Amy in Acadia by Helen Leah Reed
    2. The Book of Ecclesiastes by Paul Haupt
    3. The Cherry Ribband by Samuel R. Crockett
    4. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    5. The Church and the Times by Robert Francis Coyle
    6. The Country Day by Day by E. Kay Robinson
    7. A Dictionary of Saintly Women by Agnes B.C. Dunbar
    8. Drawings by A.B. Frost
    9. The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells
    10. Egypt, Burma and British Malaysia by William Eleroy Curtis
    11. The England and Holland of the Pilgrims by Henry Martyn Dexter and Morton Dexter
    12. The Essentials of Spirituality by Felix Adler
    13. The Family on Wheels by J. MacDonald Oxley
    14. Florence by Adolf Philippi
    15. Frances and the Irresissibles at Buena Vista Farm by Frances Trego Montgomery
    16. Heart's Desire by Emerson Hough
    17. Hearts' Haven by Katharine Evans Blake
    18. The Immanence of God by Borden P. Bowne
    19. In and Around Venice by Horatio F. Brown
    20. An Island in the Air by Ernest Ingersoll
    21. Italy: Her People and Their Story by Augusta Hale Gifford
    22. Jean Francois Millet by Richard Muther
    23. John Chinaman at Home by Edward John Hardy
    24. The Last Chance by Rolf Boldrewood
    25. The Latin Poets by Nathan Haskell Dole
    26. The English Works of George Herbert by George Herbert Palmer and George Herbert
    27. The Life of Reason by George Santayana
    28. Nedra by George Barr McCutcheon
    29. Paradise by Alice Brown
    30. Patricia: A Mother by Iota
    31. Patty in the City by Carolyn Wells
    32. The Prophetic Element in the Old Testament by William Rainey Harper
    33. Purple and Fine Linen by Emily Post
    34. The Red Chief by Everett T. Tomlinson
    35. The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary by Anne Warner
    36. Saint Abigail of the Pines by William Allen Knight
    37. St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
    38. Select Notes by Rev. F.N. Peloubet
    39. Starvecrow Farm by Stanley J. Weyman
    40. Sunrise Acres by Benjamin Brace
    41. Time, the Comedian by Kate Jordan
    42. Tales of the Fish Patrol by Jack London
    43. The True Story of Paul Revere by Charles F. Gettemy
    44. Vital Questions by Henry Dwight Chapin
    45. A Wanderer in Holland by E.V. Lucas
    46. When the Song Begins by J.R. Miller
    47. Where Copper Was King by James North Wright
    48. With Spurs of Gold by Frances Nimmo Greene
    49. With the Empress Dowager of China by Katharine A. Carl
    The Outlook, November 4, 1905, pp. 574-580
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    Spring Books for Young People (88 Reviews)
    Stories from the Bible, by Walter de la Mare
    1. Stories from the Bible by Walter de la Mare
    2. Mud Pies and Other Recipes by Marjorie Winslow
    3. Everybody Eats by Mary McBurney Green
    4. Everybody Has a House by Mary McBurney Green
    5. Good Night, Georgie by Dorothy Marino
    6. I'm Tired of Lions by Zhenya Gay
    7. Every One Has a Name by Richard Browner
    8. Will You Come to My Party? by Sara Asheron
    9. Cowboy and His Friend by Joan Walsh Anglund
    10. The Three Funny Friends by Charlotte Zolotow
    11. Three Jumpy Kittens, and Other Tales by Miriam Clark Potter
    12. I'm Hiding by Myra Cohn Livingston
    13. A Pocketful of Seasons by Doris Van Liew Foster
    14. Frogs Merry by Juliet Kepes
    15. Barto Takes the Subway by Barbara Brenner
    16. Albert the Albatross by Syd Hoff
    17. A Balloon for a Blunderbuss by Bob Gill and Alastair Reid
    18. The Large and Growly Bear by Gertrude Crampton
    19. Samuel, the Ambitious Flea by Pamela Lloyd
    20. Spring Things by Maxine Kumin
    21. Hurry Up, Slowpoke by Crosby N. Bonsall
    22. Ena-Meena-Mina-Mo and Benjamin by Sheila Hawkins
    23. Whirly Bird by Dimitry Varley
    24. Stubborn Binnder by Carol Dornfeld Stevenson
    25. Old Winkle and the Seagulls by Elizabeth Rose
    26. What Is It? by Vincent Fargo
    27. Please Don't Feed Horace by Miriam Young
    28. Find Out by Touching by Paul Showers
    29. In the Night by Paul Showers
    30. Sandpipers by Edith Thacher Hurd
    31. What Makes Day and Night by Franklyn M. Branley
    32. Where the Brook Begins by Margaret Farrington Bartlett
    33. The Zoo that Grew by Ilo Orleans
    34. The Most Frightened Hero by Eugene Fern
    35. Who Lives in This Meadow? by Glenn O. Blough
    36. A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
    37. Ten Apples Up on Top! by Theodore Lesieg
    38. Half-As-Big and the Tiger by Bernice Frankel
    39. Rocket Mouse by Lee Priestley
    40. Boy at Bat by Marion Renick
    41. From This to that by Keith W. Jennison
    42. Rob and the Robins by Katherine T. Lappa
    43. Frosty by Clare Turlay Newberry
    44. Cowboy Cal and the Outlaw by Mary Calhoun
    45. Night People by C.B. Colby
    46. The Puppy in the Pet Shop Window by Joseph Schrank
    47. Belling the Tiger by Mary Stolz
    48. Our American Language by Leslie Waller
    49. The Three-In-One Prince by Elizabeth Johnson
    50. The True Book of Communication by O. Irene Sevrey Miner
    51. I Met a Man by John Ciardi
    52. Cherokees by Marion Louise Israel
    53. The Chinese Daughter by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
    54. Mr. Piper's Bus by Eleanor L. Clymer
    55. The Only Horse for Jan by Heinrich M. Denneborg
    56. The Song of the Lop-Eared Mule by Natalie Savage Carlson
    57. King of the Castle by Rutherford G. Montgomery
    58. The Last Horse by Stan Steiner
    59. Satellites in Outer Space by Isaac Asimov
    60. Kendy's Monkey Business by Helen Kay
    61. Return to Gone-Away by Elizabeth Enright
    62. Beyond Mars by William Nephew and Michael Chester
    63. Balloons Fly High by Lynn Poole and Gray Poole
    64. Sara by Louise Lee Floethe
    65. Iowa Hannah by May A. Heath
    66. Zoo-Man Talks by Thomas Haining Gillespie
    67. Worst Room in the School by Lois Baker Muehl
    68. Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl
    69. Lightning by Jeanne Bendick
    70. The Story of Maps and Map-Making by James A. Hathway
    71. Sama by Rene Guillot
    72. A Bundle of Ballads by Ruth Manning-Sanders
    73. Matthew Looney's Voyage to the Earth by Jerome Beatty, Jr.
    74. Four Feet and Two by Leila Berg
    75. Days to Remember by William Lipkind
    76. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
    77. The How and Why Wonder Book of the Human Body by Martin L. Keen
    78. The World's Most Truthful Man by Harold W. Felton
    79. Looking for Orlando by Frances Williams Browin
    80. Kati in Paris by Astrid Lindgren
    81. Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy
    82. The Amazing World of Medicine by Helen Wright and Samuel Rapport
    83. Patrick Henry: Firebrand of the Revolution by Nardi Reeder Campion
    84. The Young Brontes by Phyllis Bentley
    85. Twelve Pioneers Science by Harry Sootin
    86. Friend Within the Gates by Elizabeth Grey
    87. Shakespeare in His Time by Ivor J.C. Brown
    88. A Living Bill of Rights by William O. Douglas
    The Saturday Review, May 13, 1961, pp. 43-53