The Japanese Twins

The Japanese Twins (1912) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ by Lucy Fitch Perkins I read The Japanese Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins. The book has some cute illustrations, all in black and white, and is illustrated by the author. Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865-March 18, 1937) was an American author and illustrator, and this is actually one of … Continue reading The Japanese Twins

Riley Love Lyrics

Riley Love Lyrics (1905) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ by James Whitcomb Riley Yesterday I finished reading a book called Riley Love Lyrics, a collection of love poems by James Whitcomb Riley. I really enjoyed this collection. I shouldn’t have been surprised that I would like it, though, because he is the one who wrote famous poems like Raggedy … Continue reading Riley Love Lyrics

Tommy’s Tummy

Tommy’s Tummy is from John Martin’s Big Book for Little Folk, Number Three, (1919). The song is my reminder to you not to go crazy during the holiday season! Don’t get a tummy ache like Tommy from eating all those sweets!!!Louise Ayres Garnett – April 1, 1877-October 31, 1937. She was born in Indiana and … Continue reading Tommy’s Tummy

The Cookie-Lady

Here we have a “sweet” poem, again by Edgar A. Guest. It’s from Rhymes Of Childhood (1924). The Cookie-LadyEdgar A. Guest She is gentle, kind and fair,And there’s silver in her hair;She has known the touch of sorrow,But the smile of her is sweet;And sometimes it seems to meThat her mission is to beThe gracious … Continue reading The Cookie-Lady