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The Book Of Nonsense

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3 out of 5
Based on 19 Ratings and 19 Reviews

Book Description
"He reads but he cannot speak Spanish, / He cannot abide ginger-beer; / Ere the days of his pilgrimage vanish, / How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!" writes the 19th-century English poet Edward Lear in "Self Portrait of the Laureate of Nonsense." When The Book of Nonsense was first published in 1845, under Lear's pseudonym, Derry Down Derry, it was a success--some say it turned the once stodgy, didacti... More
Book Information
PublisherKessinger Publishing Company
BindingHardcover (65 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages54
ISBN-101161457941
ISBN-13978-1161457940
Publication Date05/23/2010
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About Edward Lear (Author) : Edward Lear is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Edward Lear include Nonsense Songs and Stories, The Owl and the Pussyca... more
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