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Classic Mother Goose and other traditional poems and lullabies from English speaking countries.

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"To a Butterfly" was written by William Wordsworth in 1801.

When he was a kid, Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy would
chase butterflies in the summer. When he was about 8 years
old his mother passed away. He and his sister were
separated. He wrote two poems called "To a Butterfly" which
seem to be in homage of his sister.
Below you can listen to two different recordings of one of...
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"The Moon-Baby" is a pretty poem that can be read or sung
to young children before bedtime.
The Moon-Baby
There's a beautiful golden cradleThat rocks in the rose-red
sky;I have seen it there in the evening airWhere the bats
and beetles fly,With little white clouds for curtainsAnd
pillows of fleecy wool,And a dear little bed for the
moon-baby's head,So tiny and beautiful.
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