A Book of Nonsense

A Book of Nonsense

by Edward Lear

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Embodying Lear’s passion for nonsense, the limericks, each accompanied by one of Lear’s beguiling original illustrations, are fun, lyrical, lively and hilarious, and have enchanted children and adults since their first appearance in the middle of the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847497482
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Series: Quirky Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 5.99(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Edward Lear (1812—1888) was a writer and illustrator best known for his nonsense verse, most famously The Owl and the Pussycat. He is also the author of Nonsense Songs and Stories and Nonsense Botany and Nonsense Alphabets.

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Book Of Nonsense 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Lear has catapulted lymerics into poetry, his poems into myths and his stories into illusions. I LOVE this book, great for chuckle anytime.
the.ken.petersen on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This probably seemed incredibly witty when it was written but, I actually found this tedious. It is one 'joke' repeated ad nauseam: There was an old man of... Poor. if early limericks.
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