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Edward Lear's The Scroobious Pip

Author: Edward LearOgden NashNancy Ekholm BurkertHarper & Row, Publishers,Neff Lithographing Company,All authors
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, Publishers, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Literature of Delight. Nash completed this verse by Lear, brought fantastically into focus by the images in Burkert's generous, splendid paintings. Turn this over to young readers and ask them just what is the Pip. Or, what is he not?
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Genre/Form: Stories in rhyme
Children's poetry
Nonsense verse
Fantasy literature
Illustrators' autographs (Provenance)
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile works
Poetry
Picture books
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.
Scroobious Pip.
New York, Harper & Row [1968]
(OCoLC)566133295
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lear; Ogden Nash; Nancy Ekholm Burkert; Harper & Row, Publishers,; Neff Lithographing Company,; A. Horowitz & Son,
ISBN: 0064431320 9780064431323
OCLC Number: 304604
Notes: Nancy Ekholm Burkert (born February 16, 1933) is an American artist and illustrator. Her most celebrated work is the picture book Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1972), which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Caldecott Honor Book (one runner-up for the Caldecott Medal).
"The original unfinished text of The Scroobious Pip was first published in the United States in 1953 by Harvard University Press in a collection of Edward Lear's work entitled Teapots and Quails. Copyright 1953 by John Murray (Publishers) Ltd."--Verso title page.
Baldwin Library copy signed by the illustrator.
Lithography by Neff Lithographing Company, Inc. ; bound by A. Horowitz & Son.
Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Scroobious Pip
Responsibility: completed by Ogden Nash ; illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.

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Literature of Delight. Nash completed this verse by Lear, brought fantastically into focus by the images in Burkert's generous, splendid paintings. Turn this over to young readers and ask them just what is the Pip. Or, what is he not?

In this verse by Edward Lear and completed by Ogden Nash, the Scroobious Pip visits various places while all the animals, birds, fish, and insects try to figure out what exactly he is.

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