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Nonsense Books (Complete and Illustrated edition) [Kindle Edition]

Edward Lear
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Product Description

Product Description

Contains:

- I. A Book of Nonsense.
- II. Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets.
- III. More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc.
- IV. Laughable Lyrics: A Fresh Book of Nonsense Poems, Songs, Botany, etc.

with 450 funny illustrations!

From wikipedia:

"Lear's nonsense works are distinguished by a facility of verbal invention and a poet's delight in the sounds of words, both real and imaginary. A stuffed rhinoceros becomes a "diaphanous doorscraper". A "blue Boss-Woss" plunges into "a perpendicular, spicular, orbicular, quadrangular, circular depth of soft mud". His heroes are Quangle-Wangles, Pobbles, and Jumblies. His most famous piece of verbal invention, a "runcible spoon" occurs in the closing lines of The Owl and the Pussycat, and is now found in many English dictionaries"

Language: English
Initials: yes
Separate chapters: yes
Superior Kindle Formatting: yes
Interactive Table of Contents: yes
Lending Allowed: yes
Image: yes (450 +)

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Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9256 KB
  • Print Length: 424 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Art & Poetry Publishing (6 Feb 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004MME5XU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #96,788 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars my nephew loves this 18 Jan 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
my nephew loves this almost as much as i do - well he is only young...... recommend this to be read to the young by the not so young, suspend belife and dont take yourself too seriously
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4.0 out of 5 stars for lear followers 24 Feb 2014
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If you like to read words and rhymes of silliness this is for you. Depending on your sense of humour.
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