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Edward Lear

  • 5 stars across 59 books
    Edward Lear was an illustrator and poet who drew for Alfred Tennyson and was also employed as a draughtsman to illustrate birds and animals. He is best known, however, as the father of the limerick and nonsense poem.
    2nd October 1997

    The Owl and the Pussycat

    A combination book and audio cassette of Edward Lear's classic nonsense poem.... More

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    2nd January 2006

    The Quangle Wangle's Hat

    A wonderful new version of a nonsense classic. Climb to the top of the Crumpetty Tree and meet the Blue Baboon, the Fimb... More

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    1st November 2012

    The Owl and the Pussy-cat

    Join the Owl and the Pussy Cat on a magical adventure as they go to sea in a beautiful pea green boat. Edward Lear's muc... More

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    22nd December 2015

    Nonsense Poems

    D Brook has compiled a collection of quirky poems that will have you laughing out loud and marvelling at the author's in... More

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    27th September 1999

    Bisky Bats and Pussy Cats

    'Bisky Bats and Pussy Cats, a selection of [Edward Lear's] animal nonsense verse brilliantly illustrated in soberly surr... More

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    30th June 2014

    The Owl and the Pussycat and the Turtles of Fun

    Quirkily illustrated to match the humour in the poems, this new edition of Lear's most famous nonsense poem is supplemen... More

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    5th October 1994

    Complete Nonsense

    The Owl and the Pussy-Cat , Calico Pie and The Pobble Who Has No Toes , together with Edward Lear's crazy li... More

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    29th October 1992

    A Book Of Nonsense

    Edward Lear, the 20th child of a London stockbroker, entered the household of Lord Stanley as little more than a servant... More

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      The Owl and the Pussy-cat

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