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A selection of nonsense verse

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: London : Heritage, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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`Nonsense is the breath of my nostrils' - Edward LearKnown as the father of the nonsense poem, Edward Lear paved the way for the likes of Lewis Carol's Alice and Wonderland, Dr Zeus and Roger McGough  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonsense verse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lear
ISBN: 9781405271820 1405271825
OCLC Number: 890161288
Description: 103 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Limericks --
Nonsense songs (The owl and the pussy-cat ; The Jumblies ; The Quangle-wangle's hat ; The Pobble who has no toes ; The Dong with a luminous nose ; The table and the chair ; The courtship of the Yonghy-bonghy-bò ; Calico pie ; The nutcrackers and the sugar-tongs ; The duck and the kangaroo ; The scroobious pip ; The pelican chorus ; The Akond of Swat ; Mr and Mrs Discobbolos ; The daddy-long-legs and the fly)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Edward Lear ; with illustrations by the author.

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"Lear's nonsense words must have influenced countless writers. . . They certainly inspired me." Julia Donaldson, author, "The Gruffalo""

 
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