- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:April 16, 2013
James Whitcomb Riley was born on October 7, 1849, in Greenfield, Indiana. Riley was influenced by many of the visitors to his father's home. In particular, he was able to pick up the cadence and character of the dialect of central Indiana and the travelers along the old National Road, which came through in the many poems he went on to write.
First produced in 1895, this charming book includes many of James Whitcomb Riley's signature stories like "Out to Old Aunt Mary's" and "Little Orphant Annie." Vawter's illustrations of girls rolling hoops and boys with cane fishing poles, lingering through long summer afternoons, recall times gone by...
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