Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear
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Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear
By Edward Lear

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

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Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear

Book Description

Edward Lear was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. He was the inventor of the limerick and created the Jumblies and The Owl and the Pussycat. This complete edition of Lear's nonsense verse - including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets and his own illustrations - is lovingly restored and beautifully presented, for adults and children to enjoy together.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571207367
ISBN-10: 0571207367
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 9-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Edward Lear

Nonsense by Edward Lear Nonsense, Paperback (March 2016)

Features fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Paperback (July 2015)

Introduced by a foreword from world-renowned children's author, this is a book to be treasured by fans both old and young.

Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear Owl and the Pussycat, Hardback (May 2015)

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea, in a beautiful pea-green boat, they took some honey, and plenty of money, wrapped up in a five-pound note. So begins the unlikely love story of a cat and bird, who sail away together and are married on a remote island, their officiant a turkey, and their wedding ring a piece of jewellery from a pig's snout.

Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear, Paperback (March 2015)

The author was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. He was the inventor of the limerick and created the Jumblies and The Owl and the Pussycat. This book features his nonsense verse - including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets and his own illustrations.

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Author Biography - Edward Lear

Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. As an author, he is known principally for his popular nonsense works, which use real and invented English words.

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