Edward Lear

Author

Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. As an author, he is known principally for his popular nonsense works, which use real and invented English words.

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3 days ago

A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, The Owl and the Pussy-cat by Edward Lear from Puffin.
International Children's Book Day

15 days ago

Get kids into poetry and other types of written verse! Try reading The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear. By Edward Lear, published by Jonathan Cape.
World Poetry Day

15 days ago

Get kids into poetry and other types of written verse! Try reading The Owl and the Pussy-cat. By Edward Lear, published by Puffin.
World Poetry Day

5 months ago

The Owl and the Pussy-cat is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Puffin.
Wonderful

6 months ago

Could there be a better time to read The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear. Published by Faber & Faber.
Poetry

6 months ago

Introduce your children to poetry, how about The Owl and the Pussy-cat. By Edward Lear, published by Puffin.
National Poetry Day

6 months ago

The Owl and the Pussy-cat is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Puffin.
Maritime Day

7 months ago

A great read for today The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear by Edward Lear from Jonathan Cape
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