THERE WAS A CHILD WENT FORTH by Walt Whitman
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THERE WAS A CHILD WENT FORTH

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This is a difficult book to place, as its implications are definitely adult while I feel sure that there are a good many eight, nine, ten year olds who would get a good deal out of it -- and adolescents should be considered a permanent market. It is being introduced at this point simply because there is a distinct challenge in presenting the book to eights and nines. The entire poem is given by itself, and then the greater part of it is presented -- line by line -- with lovely full page pictures by Zhenya Gay in full color reproduction opposite each line of verse. There is an imaginative, sympathetic quality that makes this a very special gift item.

Pub Date: Nov. 12th, 1943
Publisher: Harper