A collection of poems by Eugene Field, the American writer, best known for poetry for children and for humorous essays. He first started publishing poetry on the side in 1879, when his book Christian Treasures appeared. Over a dozen more volumes followed, and he became well known for his light-hearted poems for children; perhaps the best known is Wynken, Blynken, and Nod.
Three fishermen embark on a magical dream as they climb aboard a wooden shoe. Up into the sky they sail to catch the stars in nets of silver and gold. And when it's time for the journey to end, the wooden shoe carries the tired fishermen home to the real world of a child ready for sleep.
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