Utterly delightful to read aloud, and for parent and child to share, Edward Lear's humorous verses shine with irrepressible joy and rhythm. Filled with exuberantly nonsensical made-up words (like "Scroobius Pip" and "pobble"!) that tickle the funny bone, his work gives free rein to youthful imaginations. What better way to foster a love of poetry than the immediately appealing The Owl and the Pussy-Cat , with its effortless rhymes, song-like beat, and charming animal characters? Or The Quangle Wangle's Hat , which tells ...

Edward Lear 2010, Sterling, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781402772948

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