Book List in Order: 16 titles

  • " ...] Sitting where the pumpkins blow, Will you come and be my wife?" Said the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo. "I am tired of living singly"- On this coast so wild and shingly, - I'm a-weary of my life; If you'll come and be my wife, Quite serene would be my life...



  • How pleasant to know Mr. Lear! Who has written such volumes of stuff.Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few think him pleasant enough.So wrote Edward Lear upon the first publication of these Nonsense Songs in 1871, and few poets indeed ...


  • Edward Lear, born in 1812, was a British artist, illustrator, author, and poet, renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularised. Lear produced the illustrated poetry co...


  • There was an Old Man in a tree,Who was horribly bored by a Bee; When they said, "Does it buzz?" He replied, "Yes, it does!It’s a regular brute of a Bee."Generations of children and adults have delighted in the whimsical poems of Edward Lear (1812-8...


  • Tales of Bong Tree Island is an entertaining, enlightening, beautifully illustrated story based on Edward Lear's poem The Owl and The Pussycat. This historical fantasy spins the background and history of Barney and Caterina (The Owl and The Pussyca...



  • ‘One Hundred Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes’ is a delightful collection of Edward Lear’s nonsense limericks and illustrations between 1846 and 1877. This edition has been specifically formatted and the 100 illustrations optimised for ...


  • Meet Duck. Duck has a yen for travel and adventure. Duck also has some very wet, cold feet and a gift for loyalty and compromise.Meet Kangaroo. Kangaroo has been around the world and back, and is looking for a little bit of luck.Or a duck.When Duck a...






  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • The incomparable Fred Marcellino brings a decidedly droll vision to three of Edward Lear’s classic tales in this three-in-one collection.With light-hearted, lavish illustrations, Caldecott Honoree Fred Marcellino makes the most—and more&#...


  • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Calico Pie and The Pobble Who Has No Toes, together with Edward Lear's crazy limericks, have entertained adults and children alike for over 100 years. This edition, illustrated by the author, contains all the verse and stor...


  • The owls, hen, larks, and their nests in his beard, are among the fey fauna and peculiar persons inhabiting the uniquely inspired nonsense rhymes and drawings of Lear (20th child of a London stockbroker), whose Book of Nonsense, first published in 18...


  • Follow the adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat in a beautifully illustrated new edition of the beloved classic. Edward Lear’s lyrical rhyme about an unusual couple who sail far, far away has delighted and captivated readers for generations. ...


  • Here is every line of every nonsense book written by Edward Lear. In a single volume you get "A Book of Nonsense," "Nonsense Songs," "More Nonsense Songs," "Laughable Lyrics," and "Nonsense Songs and St...