Riley Farm-Rhymes

Riley Farm-Rhymes

James Whitcomb Riley, illustrated by Will Vawter
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 05/06/2013
ISBN: 978-0-253-00959-3
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First published in 1883, this charming book includes many of James Whitcomb Riley's signature poems, including "Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer" and "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Also graced by noted Brown County artist Will Vawter's folksy illustrations of farm scenes from our past, this Library of Indiana Classics edition faithfully reproduces the 1905 edition. A must-have for Riley enthusiasts everywhere, it offers a warm look at how farm life was depicted over a century ago.

Author Bio

James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916) was a best-selling American writer and poet. Known as the "Children’s Poet," he is author of several collections, including The Old Swimmin' Hole, Pipes o' Pan at Zekesbury, and Home Folks.

Will Vawter (1871–1941) was an artist, illustrator, and frequent collaborator with James Whitcomb Riley.

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“First published in 1883, this charming book includes many of Riley's signature poems, including "Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer" and "When the Frost Is on the Punkin," offering a warm look at how farm life was depicted over a century ago.”

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