Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, novelist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Kidnapped, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Treasure Island. A Child's Garden of Verses is a selection of musical poems first published in England in 1885. Some verses in this collection are At the Sea-Side, Bed in Summer, Pirate Story, Windy Nights, Looking Forward, A Good Play, Auntie's Skirts, The Cow and The Swing. This is a good introduction to poetry for grades K to 3.