Meet fairies, elves, mermaids and water babies as you journey into the magical world of Shirley Barber.
Enjoy the charming verse of Shirley Barber, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Shakespeare, and other poets.
The Little Elfman
I met a little elfman once,
Down where the lilies blow.
I asked him why he was so small.
And why he didn't grow.
He slightly frowned, and with his eye
He looked me through and through -
"I'm just as big for me," he said,
"As you are big for you!"
John Kendrick Bangs
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 1st March 2000