Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
ISBN 9780525467342 | 32 pages | 24 Sep 2001 | Dutton Children's | 7.40 x 8.62in | 4 - AND UP years
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Robert Frost's timeless classic of a traveler enjoying the simple pleasures of a quiet snowy evening is brought to stunning life by Caldecott Honor–artist Susan Jeffers. This elegant deluxe edition with handsome vellum jacket and foiled type design has become a winter favorite for the whole family.Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village, though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.
He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sounds the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.