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The Owl and the Pussy-cat

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat
Written by Edward Lear
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763690809
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The Owl and the Pussy-cat

author: Edward Lear
illustrator: Charlotte Voake

Edward Lear’s lyrical rhyme about an unusual couple who sail far, far away has delighted and captivated readers for generations. With expressive illustrations by Charlotte Voake and a forward by master storyteller Julia Donaldson, this is a book to be treasured by Lear fans young and old.

Follow the adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat in a beautifully illustrated edition of the beloved classic.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $23.00
0763690805 /  9780763690809
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/8" x 11 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Caribbean & Latin American; Humorous Stories; Animals;
author’s comments:
Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author, and poet who is best known today for his nonsense verse, particularly his limericks. The Owl and the Pussy-cat, which was first published in 1871 as part of Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets, is Lear’s most popular work and has been loved by readers of all ages for generations.
illustrator’s comments:
Charlotte Voake is the author-illustrator of Ginger, which was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal; Ginger Finds a Home; and Hello Twins, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year. She is also the illustrator of Charlotte Zolotow’s Say It!, Steve Voake’s Insect Detectives, and Vivian French’s Caterpillar, Caterpillar. She lives in Surrey, England.
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