Kate Greenaway Poems
- The Four Princesses FOUR Princesses lived in a Green ...
- The Tea Party IN the pleasant green Garden We sat down to ...
- On The Bridge IF I could see a little fish– That is what I ...
- Baby Mine BABY mine, over the trees; Baby mine, over the ...
- The Little Jumping Girls JUMP–jump–jump– Jump away From ...
- Miss Molly And The Little Fish... OH, sweet Miss ...
- Susan Blue OH, Susan Blue, How do you do? Please may I go ...
Kate Greenaway (Catherine Greenaway) (London, 17 March 1846 – 6 November 1901) was an English children's book illustrator and writer. Her first book, Under The Window (1879), a collection of simple, perfectly idyllic verses about children, was a best-seller.
The Kate Greenaway Medal, established in her honour in 1955, is awarded annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and ... more »
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The Four Princesses
FOUR Princesses lived in a Green Tower–
A Bright Green Tower in the middle of the sea;
And no one could think–oh, no one could think–
Who the Four Princesses could be.
One looked to the North, and one to the South,
And one to the East, and one to the West;
They were all so pretty, so very pretty,
You could not tell which was the prettiest.
Their curls were golden–their eyes were blue,
And their voices were sweet as a silvery bell;
And four white birds around them flew,
But where they came from–who could tell?
Oh, who could tell? for no one ...