The Owl and the Pussy-cat and Other Stories

The Owl and the Pussy-cat and Other Stories

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By (author) Edward Lear

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  • Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division
  • Format: Hardback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 118mm x 154mm x 14mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0712358765
  • ISBN 13: 9780712358767
  • Illustrations note: 29 black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 154,046

Product description

Beloved by adults and children of all ages, Edward Lear's nonsense songs and stories are instantly recognizable for their humorous flights of fancy. In this new compilation, fifteen of the best-loved tales are presented alongside the original artworks that Lear produced. In addition to the classic tale of 'The Owl and the Pussy-Cat' the book includes whimsical stories about the adventures of imagined creatures, such as 'The Jumblies', 'The Pobble Who Has No Toes' and 'The Quangle Wangle's Hat'.

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Edward Lear (1812-88) was an English artist, writer, and illustrator known for his works of literary nonsense, in both poetry and prose.

Table of contents

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat The Duck and the Kangaroo The Daddy Long-legs and the Fly The Jumblies The Nutcracker and the Sugar-tongs Calico Pie Mr. and Mrs. Spikky Sparrow The Broom and the Shovel, the Poker, and the Tongs The Table and the Chair The Dong with a Luminous Nose The Two Old Bachelors The Pelican Chorus The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo The Pobble who has no Toes The Quangle Wangle's Hat The Cummerbund