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Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures

James Whitcomb Riley, Will Vawter (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Hardcover (5/1/2016)

Description

First produced in 1890, this charming book includes 39 of James Whitcomb Riley's signature poems, such as "Old Aunt Mary's," "Little Orphant Annie," and "The Raggedy Man." Graced by noted Brown County artist Will Vawter's illustrations of scenes such as "The Nine Goblins," "The Circus Day Parade," and "Barefoot, Hungry, Lean Ornery Boys," Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures recalls simpler times gone by. This Library of Indiana Classics edition reproduces the 1905 edition. A must-have for Riley enthusiasts everywhere, this book offers a look at how childhood was lived a century ago.

Indiana University Press, 9780253355690, 166pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2010



About the Author

James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) was a best-selling American writer and poet. Known as the "Children's Poet," he is author of several collections, including The Old Swimmin' Hole, Pipes o' Pan at Zekesbury, and Home Folks.Will Vawter (1871-1941) was an artist, illustrator, and frequent collaborator of James Whitcomb Riley's.