. . . the city, the country and childhood itself, wanders Marchette Chute, laughing with children- in her verse- at their foibles, sharing their imaginative play and wryly summing up their exasperations in brief clear poems whose effect in heightened by her fanciful silhouettes. All of the verses were published earlier in three slim books (Macmillan). This falls within the three categories, picture book, read aloud and easy reading.