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The Owl and the Pussycat: And Other Nonsense

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"Timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Lear's birth, this collection gathers several of Lear's poems, including 'The Jumblies,' 'The Duck and the Kangaroo,' and 'Calico Pie.' Ingpen contributes lush paintings throughout — broccoli-haired Jumblies float in a sieve in the pale sea, and a nude old man runs for cover after animals devour his pork chop trousers and pancake coat in 'The New Vestments.' By the time readers reach the final poem, they'll be in agreement with its sentiment: ' ‘How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!'/ Who has written such volumes of stuff!/ Some think him ill-tempered and queer,/ But a few think him pleasant enough.' Ages 7 — 9." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780957148307
Subtitle:
And Other Nonsense
Publisher:
Palazzo Editions
Author:
Ingpen, Robert
Author:
Lear, Edward
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 7 up to 9

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Product details 192 pages Palazzo Editions - English 9780957148307 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Lear's birth, this collection gathers several of Lear's poems, including 'The Jumblies,' 'The Duck and the Kangaroo,' and 'Calico Pie.' Ingpen contributes lush paintings throughout — broccoli-haired Jumblies float in a sieve in the pale sea, and a nude old man runs for cover after animals devour his pork chop trousers and pancake coat in 'The New Vestments.' By the time readers reach the final poem, they'll be in agreement with its sentiment: ' ‘How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!'/ Who has written such volumes of stuff!/ Some think him ill-tempered and queer,/ But a few think him pleasant enough.' Ages 7 — 9." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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