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Edward Lear, king of nonsense : a biography

Author: Gloria Kamen; Edward Lear
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and career of the nineteenth-century writer-artist who was renowned for his nonsense verse.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edward Lear; Edward Lear; Edward Lear
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Kamen; Edward Lear
ISBN: 0689314191 9780689314193
OCLC Number: 20563013
Description: 74 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Lear and Foss --
Ann, sister and mother --
Parrots, painters, and lords --
The wanderer --
Her Majesty, Queen Victoria --
High nonsense from Derry Down Derry --
Oh, what nonsense, Mr. Lear --
India and "The Akond of swat" --
Homecoming.
Responsibility: by Gloria Kamen ; illustrated by Edward Lear and Gloria Kamen.

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Examines the life and career of the nineteenth-century writer-artist who was renowned for his nonsense verse.

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