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A Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Middle Grade
Paperback, 9″ x 7″
30 pages with illustrations
ISBN 978-1-63381-253-6

a story of the poem and the poet by John William Babin

This book, first in its series, introduces the poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to an audience of young readers. It includes a story about the inspiration that led him to write this timeless classic and a second work titled “From My Arm-Chair”––a poem written to the children of Cambridge, Massachusetts, as gratitude for their gift of a chair.


John William Babin is the author of the book Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
in Portland: The Fireside Poet of Maine
, published by The History Press. John’s work as a research assistant has been acknowledged in a number of published books and articles. John works at the Maine Historical Society as the Visitor Services Manager—Wadsworth Longfellow House.

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