Edward Lear

Edward Lear

Bio

Edward Lear (1812–1888) was an illustrator, natural history artist, and writer, though he is best known for his nonsense poems. His collection of poetry, A BOOK OF NONSENSE, was published in 1846 and helped to popularize the limerick, a humorous form of verse. His most famous poem, THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, has been made into many picture books.

Books

Beatrix Potter
Kate Greenaway
Randolph Caldecott
Edward Lear
Edward Lear
Illustrator: Jan Brett
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