Christmas day in the morning

What shall little children bring

Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Mary Mapes Dodge

Mary Mapes Dodge is the often referred to as the "leader in juvenile literature" (Clarke, 1059), for she helped create and perpetuate the most widely circulated and read children's magazine during a time when American printing technology greatly improved and enabled the mass production of magazines and books. Dodge was born on January 26, 1831 in New York City. She grew up in a prominent family with two sisters. Her "own reminiscences were of 'a devoted father and mother and a happy childhood, a remarkably happy childhood, watched over with loving care'" (Gannon 3). Beginning in her early childhood, Dodge and her sisters were educated by a tutor in their home. Their father introduced them to a large variety of literature from the Bible to S… Go to person page >

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First Line: What shall little children bring
Title: Christmas day in the morning
Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
Refrain First Line: This shall little children bring



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Beginners Teachers' Manual #d40

Primary and Junior Songs for Christmas No.2 #d27

Primary Songs No.3 #d74

Songs for Little People. [New ed.] #d72

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Songs for Little People: for use in Sunday-School, the kindergarten and the home #39

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