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  • 5 stars across 54 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

    Owl and the Pussy-cat

    The much-loved nonsense poem by Edward Lear, brought to life with charming illustrations. The fun rhymes, silly adventur... More

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    16th March 2013

    The Jumblies

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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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    19th January 2010

    Graphic Classics Volume 18: Louisa May Alcott

    "Graphic Classics: Louisa May Alcott" features "Little Women", adapted for comics by Trina Robbins and illustrated by An... 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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