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The owl and the pussycat

Author: Edward Lear; Stéphane Jorisch
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©2007.
Series: Visions in poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an illustrated new edition of Edward Lear's classic nonsense rhyme about the epic voyage of two courteous lovers and their eventual marriage on the island of the bong tree; in the piggy-wig and his ring, the vicar turkey, and the wedding feast eaten with the runcible spoon.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry, English
Picture books for children
Juvenile poetry
Poésie pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lear; Stéphane Jorisch
ISBN: 9781553378280 1553378288 9781554532322 1554532329
OCLC Number: 68815537
Notes: Poem.
Awards: Governor General's Award, 2008.
Target Audience: 4-8.
Description: 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Visions in poetry.
Responsibility: Edward Lear ; with illustrations by Stéphane Jorisch.

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Edward Lears beloved poem has charmed readers since it was first published in 1871. Now the adventure of these two unlikely sweethearts has been paired with vibrant paper-collage illustrations by  Read more...

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... offers readers a sophisticated re-imagining of Lear???s classic children???s poem without losing any of its traditional whimsy in the doing.

 
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