Author: Elizabeth Gordon
Illustrator: M.T. Ross
GORDON, Elizabeth. Flower Children. The Little Cousins of the Field and Garden. Drawings by M.T. Ross. Joliet, IL: The P.F. Volland Company (ca. 1920). 8vo, 94pp. Beige pictorially illustrated boards. Pictorial endpapers; full-color illustrations throughout. Light rubbing to spine edges and corners of boards, bearing previous owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, else a bright, internally clean copy.
"Eighteenth Edition" Published originally in 1910, this charming collection of flower poems and full-color illustrations animates the 82 flowers included in the book. From Crocus to Holly, the flowers are ordered in the book as each would appear throughout the year in a garden. Each illustration is half child and half flower, creating a wonderful way for children to see themselves in the natural world.A beautiful edition of this lovely book.