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Publisher's Summary

C. J. Dennis dedicated his work A Book for Kids to 'good children over four and under 84'. First published in 1921, this is a marvellous collection of verse and stories full of vitality and fun told by well-known actor Colin Friels.

This selection of familiar poems and stories includes:

  • 'The Sailor'
  • 'Our Cow'
  • 'The Porter'
  • 'The Looking Glass'
  • 'The Triantiwontigongolope'
  • 'The Circus'
  • 'The Long Road Home'
  • 'The Music of Your Voice'
  • 'Woolloomooloo'
  • 'The Pieman'
  • 'Cuppacumalonga'
  • 'The Ant Explorer'
  • 'The Barber'
  • 'The Spotted Heifers'
  • 'The Teacher'
  • 'A Change of Air'
  • 'Hist!'
  • 'Going to School'
  • 'The Postman'
  • 'Tea Talk'
  • 'Upon the Road to Rockabout'
  • 'You and I'
  • 'The Baker'

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