Robert Louis Stevenson

A Child's Garden of Verses

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1 Introduction by Mrs Margaret Mackay

2 Dedication: To Alison Cunningham from her boy RL

3 Bed in Summer JH

4 A Thought RD

5 At the Seaside RL

6 Young Night Thought NH

7 Whole Duty of Children SF

8 Rain NH

9 Pirate Story JH

10 Foreign Lands SF

11 Windy Nights RD

12 Travel RD

13 Singing JH

14 Looking Forward RD

15 A Good Play RL

16 Where Go the Boats? NH

17 Auntie’s Skirts RL

18 The Land of Counterpane SF

19 The Land of Nod RL

20 My Shadow NH

21 System NH

22 A Good Boy SF

23 Escape at Bedtime JH

24 Marching Song NH

25 The Cow RL

26 Happy Thought SF

27 The Wind RD

28 Keepsake Mill RL

29 Good and Bad Children SF

30 Foreign Children SF

31 The Sun’s Travels JH

32 The Lamplighter JH

33 My Bed is a Boat SF

34 The Moon JH

35 The Swing NH

36 Time to Rise JH

37 Looking-Glass River RL

38 Fairy Bread RD

39 From a Railway Carriage RD

40 Winter-Time RD

41 The Hayloft RD

42 Farewell to the Farm RL

43 North-West Passage /Good-Night RD

44 North-West Passage /Shadow March JH

45 North-West Passage /In Port NH


46 The Unseen Playmate RD

47 My Ship and I SF

48 My Kingdom RL

49 Picture Books in Winter JH

50 My Treasures SF

51 Block City NH

52 The Land of Story-Books SF

53 Armies in the Fire JH

54 The Little Land RL


55 Night and Day NH

56 Nest Eggs RD

57 The Flowers RD

58 Summer Sun RL

59 The Dumb Soldier SF

60 Autumn Fires RL

61 The Gardener RL

62 Historical Associations JH


63 To Willie and Henrietta NH

64 To My Mother NH

65 To Auntie SF

66 To Minnie JH

67 To My Name-Child NH

68 To Any Reader RL

69 Reprise: From a Railway Carriage (All)

READERS: RD-Rowan Dick, NH-Nicholas Hillen, SF-Susan Farrow, JH-Jacqui Hill, RL-Robert Lee.

Recorded at Linlithgow Primary School in November 1994 and released in Edinburgh on 3rd December 1994.

For each copy of the original cassette, and of SSC110 (21 Poems in Scots by RLS) sold, Scotsoun donated £2 to the RLS Appeal Fund for Research into Respiratory Diseases in Children.

Total running time on this CD 62 minutes.