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Description - Curly Verse: Selected Poems - Popular Penguins by Michael Leunig

In this selection of poems covering the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fun at human folly and pretentiousness, deplores the idiocy of war, and revels in the redeeming power of love.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143204756
ISBN-10: 0143204750
Format: Paperback / softback
(111mm x 181mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Penguin Books Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Michael Leunig

Michael Leunig has been drawing and writing for Australian newspapers since 1965. He was born in Melbourne and now lives on a farm in north-eastern Victoria. His work has been widely published overseas, and has been adapted in Australia for television, theatre and radio. His many titles include The Penguin Leunig, The Travelling Leunig, Ramming the Shears, Everyday Devils and Angels, You and Me, Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness, Why Dogs Sniff Each Other's Tails, Goatperson and Other Tales, The Curly Pyjama Letters, The Stick, Poems, Strange Creature and The Lot. http-//www.leunig.com.au

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