Hay For My Ox -- Isabel Wyatt Brother Ox and Brother Ass -- Isabel Wyatt The Hare -- translated by Rose Fyleman Where Go the Boats? -- R. L. Stevenson The Prince Who Kept Pigs -- Isabel Wyatt Mark and His Lamp -- Isabel Wyatt Ripe Plums in Spring -- Gesta Romanorum (medieval) Spring -- William Blake Some One -- Walter de la Mare The Elves' Dance -- Anonymous The Tree of Three Cries -- Celtic Legend How Sheep Got Sheep Bells -- Old Legend The Giant and the Child -- Old Legend Two Prayers of Olden Days -- Anonymous King Vincent and Lord Tom-Tit -- Isabel Wyatt Do Not Go into the Wood -- Indian Fable The Cuckoo -- Anonymous May Day -- Anonymous The Caterpillar -- Christina Rossetti The Rain -- William H. Davies The Fork-Tail and the Rams -- Indian Fable King Cackle -- Indian Fable The Monkey and the Pea -- Indian Fable Old Riddles -- Anonymous
Isabel Wyatt was born in England in 1901. She spent many years teaching young children and was then, until her retirement in 1965, co-director of studies at Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire. She compiled many books for children, including The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book, Homer's Odyssey, King Beetle-Tamer and The Book of Fairy Princes. She died in 1992.