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Best-loved nonsense songs such as The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, The Jumblies, The Dong with the Luminous Nose and many more are included in this highly attractive volume. The jokes at the heart of each are perfectly illustrated by Christine Pym adding much to the enjoyment of the whole. A good selection of Edward Lear’s Limericks, also richly illustrated, are included too making the whole book a wonderful introduction to classic works. A useful ribbon mark helps to keep the place!
A beautiful gift edition of Edward Lear’s timeless collection of limericks, jokes and rhymes, enchantingly illustrated. It includes the much-loved The Owl and The Pussycat - as well as lots of other less well known but equally funny and charming rhymes which will delight young children.
An heirloom of the future, this beautiful book is richly produced to a standard this timeless classic deserves, with a padded Hardback cover, a ribbon marker and traditional binding.
|Publication date:||1st May 2014|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Edward Lear wrote his most famous nonsense poem 'The Owl and the Pussycat' as a get-well treat for a friend’s young daughter. It was later published in 1870 making him a household name. Born in 1812, Lear showed a remarkable talent for drawing from an early age and earnt his living as a draughtsman for the Zoological Society of London. In 1846 he published a collection of his verses, A Book of Nonsense, which became extremely popular with children and adults alike. Reflecting Lear’s own artistic talents, this edition ...More About Edward Lear
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