Posts tagged ‘Seasons’

The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl StoryThe short story by Hans Christian Andersen.

Thousands of lights were burning on the green branches, and gaily-colored pictures, such as she had seen in the shop-windows, looked down upon her. The little maiden stretched out her hands towards them when—the match went out. The lights of the Christmas tree rose higher and higher, she saw them now as stars in heaven; one fell down and formed a long trail of fire.

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The Foolish Fir-Tree

The Foolish Fir-Tree Poem
A lovely Christmas poem by Henry Van Dyke.

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A Little fir grew in the midst of the wood
Contented and happy, as young trees should.
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The Fir Tree

The Fir TreeA Christmas story by Hans Christian Andersen.

Out in the woods stood a nice little Fir Tree. The place he had was a very good one: the sun shone on him: as to fresh air, there was enough of that, and round him grew many large-sized comrades, pines as well as firs. But the little Fir wanted so very much to be a grown-up tree.
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Winter Time

Winter Time PoemA wintry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Late lies the wintry sun a-bed,
A frosty, fiery sleepy-head;

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Winter

Winter PoemA frosty poem by William Shakespeare

When icicles hang by the wall,
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail

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Windy Nights

Windy Nights PoemA poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Whenever the moon and stars are set,
Whenever the wind is high,

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Whether the weather

Whether the weather RhymeAn anonymous rhyme.

Whether the weather be fine,
Or whether the weather be not,

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Trees

Trees PoemA poem by Sarah Colleridge.

The Oak is called the king of trees,
The Aspen quivers in the breeze,

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The Wind

The Wind PoemA lovely short poem for children by Christina Rossetti.

Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you.

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The Sun’s Travels

The Sun's Travels PoemA poem for kids by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The sun is not a-bed, when I,
At night upon my pillow lie;

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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant StoryThe wonderful classic from Oscar Wilde.

The Giant returns from abroad to find children playing in his garden, so he throws them out and locks the gate. But why, then, is he not happy? Why do the flowers not grow and the sun not shine? This Giant goes on a beautiful journey all in his back garden!
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The Rainbow

The Rainbow PoemA lovely poem by Christina Rossetti.

Boats sail on the rivers,
And ships sail on the seas;

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The North Wind

The North Wind RhymeThe Anonymous Rhyme.

The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow,
And what will poor robin do then, poor thing?

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The Night before Christmas

The Night Before ChristmasThe famous Christmas Poem by Clement Clarke Moore.

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house…

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Summer Sun

Summer Sun PoemA happy summer poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Great is the sun, and wide he goes,
Through empty heaven without repose;

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Spring

Spring PoemA lovely seasonal poem by William Blake.

Sound the flute! Now it’s mute!
Bird’s delight, Day and night,

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Robin Redbreast

Robin Redbreast PoemA Christmas Poem by William Allingham.

Goodbye, goodbye to Summer!
For Summer’s nearly done;

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Rain in Summer

Rain in Summer PoemA seasonal poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

How beautiful is the rain! After the dust and heat,

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Pirate Story

Pirate Story PoemA fun children’s poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Three of us afloat in the meadow by the swing,
Three of us aboard in the basket on the lea.

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Picture-books in Winter

Picture-books in Winter PoemA wintry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Summer fading, winter comes,
Frosty mornings, tingling thumbs,

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Jimmy Scarecrow’s Christmas

Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas StoryA lovely Christmas Story by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.

Jimmy Scarecrow is sad in the winter as he has nothing to keep him busy. But he hears jingle bells and a very nice old man offers him a job!

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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

It's Raining, It's Pouring Rhyme

An Anonymous Rhyme.

It’s raining, it’s pouring; The old man is snoring.

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Fall, Leaves, Fall

Fall, Leaves, Fall by BronteA beautiful poem by Emily Bronte.

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away
Lengthen Night and shorten day;

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Buttercups and Daisies

Poem of Buttercups and DaisiesA Spring Poem by Mary Howitt.

Buttercups and daisies - Oh the pretty flowers,
Coming ere the Springtime, To tell of sunny hours.

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Bed in Summer

Bed in Summer

A Child’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

In Winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candlelight.

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At the Seaside

At the Seaside PoemA Children’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

When I was down beside the sea
A wooden spade they gave to me.

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An Autumn Greeting

An Autumn GreetingAnonymous.

‘Come’, said the Wind to the Leaves one day.
‘Come over the meadow and we will play.’

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