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Selection of Nonsense Verse (Hardcover) (Edward Lear)

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Discover the world of Edward Lear, where everything is out of the ordinaryFar and few, far and few,Are the lands where the Jumblies live;Their heads are green, and their hands are blue,And they went to sea in a Sieve.Known as the father of the nonsense poem, Edward Lear is greatly to thank for the form’s popularity. Gently mocking the ridiculousness of human behavior and Victorian convention, Lear’s deliciously silly verse has delighted children and adults for generations. Here, an owl can marry a cat, a duck and a kangaroo can travel the world together, and a whole chorus and birds and beasts can happily make their homes upon a quangle wangle's hat. This complete collection features some of the UK’s favorite classics, including "The Owl and the Pussy Cat,""The Quangle-Wangle’s Hat," and "The Jumblies." Wonderfully complemented by Lear’s own illustrations, this is the perfect gift edition.
Discover the world of Edward Lear, where everything is out of the ordinary

Far and few, far and few,
Are the lands where the Jumblies live;
Their heads are green, and their hands are blue,
And they went to sea in a Sieve.


Known as the father of the nonsense poem, Edward Lear is greatly to thank for the form?s popularity. Gently mocking the ridiculousness of human behavior and Victorian convention, Lear?s deliciously silly verse has delighted children and adults for generations. Here, an owl can marry a cat, a duck and a kangaroo can travel the world together, and a whole chorus and birds and beasts can happily make their homes upon a quangle wangle's hat. This complete collection features some of the UK?s favorite classics, including "The Owl and the Pussy Cat," "The Quangle-Wangle?s Hat," and "The Jumblies." Wonderfully complemented by Lear?s own illustrations, this is the perfect gift edition.
Number of Pages: 103
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Poetry / Humorous
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Edward Lear
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2015
TCIN: 21407150
UPC: 9781405271820
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5735
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