The Finest Nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear audiobook

The Finest Nonsense of Edward Lear

By Edward Lear
Read by Derek Jacobi

Naxos
1.27 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781843799665

Nearly 150 years since his poetry was first published, Lear’s nonsense rhymes are still popular today. In this lively and colorful audiobook recording, Derek Jacobi reads Lear’s most famous poems and most fantastic creations, including “The Owl and the Pussy-Cat,” “The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly,” “The Jumblies,” “The Dong with the Luminous Nose” and a collection of assorted limericks. Lear’s poems gave the clear message that it’s interesting, funny and okay to be different, and that message is just as relevant now as it was in Lear’s own day.

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Nearly 150 years since his poetry was first published, Lear’s nonsense rhymes are still popular today. In this lively and colorful audiobook recording, Derek Jacobi reads Lear’s most famous poems and most fantastic creations, including “The Owl and the Pussy-Cat,” “The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly,” “The Jumblies,” “The Dong with the Luminous Nose” and a collection of assorted limericks. Lear’s poems gave the clear message that it’s interesting, funny and okay to be different, and that message is just as relevant now as it was in Lear’s own day.

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Author Bio: Edward Lear

Author Bio: Edward Lear

Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist, illustrator, author, and poet, known mainly for his nonsense literature and for popularizing the limerick. His most famous work is “The Owl and the Pussycat,” written for the children of his patron, Edward Stanley, the Earl of Derby.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Humor
Runtime: 1.27
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English