Children's Books


The FIMS Graduate Library has a small collection of children's literature. The collection includes literature for children ranging from Pre-K to Grade 3, poetry for very young children, nursery rhymes, fairy tales, and first myths and legends. You can find these books on the shelf outside the reading room (FNB 3020C) at the Graduate Library.

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Looking at this book's impressionistic watercolor illustrations, it is not surprising that Bemelmans considered himself more of an artist than a writer. However, the text's rhymed verse is equally appealing and makes the book unique. The heroine,…

When We Were Very Young
Writing verse for children is not so easy a trick as it
seems-a fact attested by many failures. Mr. Milne's
rattling rhymes, first printed in Punch, are engaging
enough to turn the trick-one thinks that any child would
love to say them. They are…

The Real Mother Goose
"Old Woman, Old Woman," a nonsense Mother Goose rhyme in Wright's classic collection, features an old woman "tossed in a basket" who is sailing off to "sweep the cobwebs from the sky."

Works Cited:
Chatton, Barbara. "The Real Mother…
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