The boy John.
The boy John was sitting on the wharf, watching the
ebb of the tide. The current was swift, for there
had been heavy rains within a few days; the river
was full of drift...
Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards was a prolific writer of fiction and poetry for children and for adults. She wrote over ninety books, and one of her works for children, Tirra Lirra: Rhymes Old and New, ...