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Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets

Edward Lear (1812-1888)

1. 1 - Nonsense Songs
2. 2 - Nonsense Stories
3. 3 - Nonsense Stories
4. 4 - Nonsense Cookery and Alphabets

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A selection of nonsense poems, songs (not sung!), stories, and miscellaneous strangeness. The work includes the "Owl and the Pussycat" and a recipe for Amblongus Pie, which begins "Take 4 pounds (say 4½ pounds) of fresh ablongusses and put them in a small pipkin."Edward Lear was an English writer, poet, cat-lover, and illustrator (his watercolours are beautiful). This recording celebrates the 200th anniversary of Lear's birth.