miriam clark potter

The Golden Book of Little Verses by Miriam Clark Potter, illustrated by Mary Blair

Lamb–I skipped up the hill; When I came to a stop, There was a lamb On the very top. “How do you do?” He said, and then Skippety-Skip We were down again.

Umbrella–When little Miss Mouse Was walking to town, Splash! Very suddenly Rain came down. “Here is an umbrella,” Said Tim. “Don’t get Your little gray tail And your nose all wet.”