The Owl and the Pussycat

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 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 220.98 x 266.7 x 12.7mm | 521.63g
  • Templar Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 30 colour
  • 1848773463
  • 9781848773462
  • 193,310

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'The best-loved nonsense rhymes of Edward Lear including The Jumblies and The Dong with the Luminous Nose are beautifully presented in this handsome edition.' * Lovereading * "Children for whom the owl and the pussycat are new friends will love the beautiful silliness of the poem and everyone who sees the book will be enchanted by Ingpen's warm, mellow illustrations." * The Scotsman * 'sumptuous edition of this much loved nonsense poem' * The SL *
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About Edward Lear

Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books. His work includes his highly acclaimed series of illustrated children's classics, a unique achievement by one illustrator, which have now been published in many editions around the world. Robert now lives and works in Barwon Heads, Australia, near his hometown of Geelong.
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7,228 ratings
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4 29% (2,064)
3 18% (1,300)
2 4% (287)
1 1% (66)
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