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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Richard Mitchley, Gideon Wagner, Tim Graham, Ghizela Rowe Publisher: The Copyright Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Robert Louis Stevenson. In the Scottish canon to be placed alongside Burns is high praise indeed but it's a rightful place for one of Scotland's finest novelists and here, poets.

Born in 1850 he managed to cram much into his 44 years travelling widely to France, The States, Samoa and the South Seas.

Of course he is widely feted for his classics Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde, Treasure Island and poetry volumes such as A Child's Garden Of Verses.

This volume is eclectic and encompassing and is brought to your ears by Richard Mitchley, Gideon Wagner, Tim Graham and Ghizela Rowe.

The poems are:

  • Robert Louis Stevenson - An Introduction;
  • To Home No More Home To Me;
  • Where Go The Boats;
  • Foreign Lands;
  • A Song Of The Road;
  • The Vagabond;
  • The Canoe Speaks;
  • St Martins Summer;
  • Pirate Story;
  • Fifteen Men On The Dead Man's Chest;
  • From A Railway Carriage;
  • Men Are Heavens Piers;
  • Travel;
  • Fair Isle At Sea;
  • Christmas At Sea;
  • I Who All The Winter Through;
  • Plain As The Glistering Planets;
  • In The Green And Gallant Spring;
  • Summer Sun;
  • The Gardener; Dedicatory Poem For'Underwoods' Not I;
  • The Cow;
  • The Old Chimaeras Old Receipts
  • ; Bed In Summer;
  • The Summer Sun Shone Round Me;
  • Autumn Fires;
  • Windy Nights;
  • The Celestial Surgeon;
  • I Do Not Fear To Own Me Kin;
  • Fear Not Dear Friend But Freely Live Your Days;
  • To My Mother;
  • To Dr Hake;
  • We Have Loved Of Yore;
  • A Valentines Song;
  • To Princess Kaiulani;
  • I Will Make You Brooches And Toys For Your Delight;
  • Youth And Love 1&2;
  • Voluntary;
  • God Gave To Me A Child In Part;
  • Fixed Is The Doom;
  • Winter;
  • Moral Emblems Part 1;
  • Moral Emblems Part 2;
  • Th... Download and start listening now!


Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Mel | 5/3/2011

    " My mother used to read to me from this book. To this day I don't really care for poetry. Lovely pictures though! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Dawn | 4/17/2011

    " I read a selection of these poems to my children. From A Railway Carriage was their favourite. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Kristy | 4/15/2011

    " It was okay, but I would have rathered it if there weren't as many nonsense poems...I mean, imagination is good in a child, but almost every single poem was completely fantasy. And reading them as an adult is not very enjoyable. lol "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Anne | 4/4/2011

    " A wonderful read-aloud for mealtimes. "

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