Jump aboard the pea-green boat and enter the enchanting world of Edward Lear. This collection of Lear's best-loved nonsense versie is published o ...Show synopsisJump aboard the pea-green boat and enter the enchanting world of Edward Lear. This collection of Lear's best-loved nonsense versie is published o coincide with the Bicentenary of his birth in May 2012. Rediscover the Owl and the Pussycat, The Jumblies, and The Dong with a Luminous Nos. Learn what happened to The New Vestments of the old man from the kingdom of Tess and take a stroll through Bong Tree Land.Hide synopsis
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What I like best is the Jan Brett-illustrated version of this classic tale. The "architecture" in the pictures, the food and plant-life, as well as the attire of the owl & pussycat themselves all give this edition an ethnic appeal that I really enjoy -- and so does my 9 month old! Being from the Gulf Coast, the tropical setting is very familiar to us and thus affords side-discussions about eating plantains and coconuts, magnolias in bloom, and trips to the beach for fishing and such. What a nice juxtaposition to tale from Victorian England!!
Hi, I had a version of the Owl and the Pussycat when I was a kid. It was a hard cover, thin volume, and the hard binding cover was dark bright blue/navy; the inside pictures were in vivid colors of greens, blues, browns - the illustrations were sharp and intense and very precise in detail. Not realistic ...
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