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The Penguin book of nonsense verse

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Penguin Books, Penguin Books USA , London, New York
Nonsense verses, English., Nonsense verses, Amer
Statementselected and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
ContributionsBlake, Quentin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1195.N64 Q46 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL724766M
ISBN 100140587578
LC Control Number97112693

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Learn to plant a mailbox, why yaks should be commended and the fate of Auntie Flo (who Reviews:   Edward Lear (–) was an illustrator, natural history artist, and writer, though he is best known for his nonsense poems.

His collection of poetry, A Book of Nonsense, was published in and helped to popularize the limerick, a humorous form of verse. His most famous poem, The Owl and the Pussycat, has been made into many picture books. Main The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse. Mark as downloaded. The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse Blake Quentin.

Year: Language: english. File: EPUB, MB. Send-to-Kindle or Email. Please login to your account first; Need help. Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. Edward Lear (–) was an illustrator, natural history artist, and writer, though he is best known for his nonsense poems.

His collection of poetry, A Book of Nonsense, was published in and helped to popularize the limerick, a humorous form of verse. His most famous poem, The Owl and the Pussycat, has been made into many picture books.

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The. BOOK of NONSENSE. BY EDWARD LEAR With all the Original Pictures and Verses There was an Old Derry down Derry, Who loved to see little folks merry; So he made them a book, and with laughter they shook At the fun of that Derry down Derry.

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P J Keegan. Through the words of the well known and the anonymous, in epitaphs, ballads, folk poetry, and nonsense verse, this definitive anthology gives readers the true voice of English poetry as it has developed from the fourteenth to the late twentieth century.

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