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The Owl and the Pussycat

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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 synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
nettecc

Caribbean setting is the best

by nettecc on Sep 4, 2007

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!!

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Sue R.

Seeking picture book from 1950's

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 ... Read more

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