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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Penguin Poetry

ContributionsQuentin Blake (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7357009M
ISBN 100140587578
ISBN 109780140587579

Rhymes, Riddles and Nonsense is a full-colour compendium of two well-loved Seuss titles, Fox in Socks and Oh Say Can You Say?, plus the lesser known The Cat's Quizzer. The rollicking verse and the trademark zany characters make this perfect for children beginning to read. Ragged Bear's Book of Nursery Rhymes is a good-value compendium of Author by: Edward Lear Languange: en Publisher by: Penguin UK Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 47 Total Download: File Size: 44,7 Mb Description: 'Nonsense is the breath of my nostrils', wrote Edward Lear (), and this collection demonstrates the wonderfully varied ways in which he pursued his philosophy of created an extraordinary .


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