Edward Lear (Paperback)

Edward Lear


Misunderstood by his peers and plagued by loneliness and low self-esteem, Edward Lear spent much of his time in the company of children, composing poems and songs for their amusement. In a detailed introduction, Mendelson looks at Lear's serious and silly sides before selecting 15 limericks and 18 longer poems by the 19th-century wordsmith. With useful commentary on each poem and fabulous, swirling illustrations by Laura Huliska-Beit, this book is the perfect introduction to the nonsensical world of Edward Lear.

Product Details

  • Product code: BFVWJ
  • ISBN: 9781402772948
  • Publisher: Sterling Juvenile
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 25.3cm x 21.3cm
  • Pages: 48
  • Publish date: Thu Jun 10 00:00:00 BST 2010


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