Nonsense Stories and Poems

Version: Unabridged
Author: Edward Lear
Narrator: Claire Bloom
Genres: Juvenile & Children's, Comedy
Publisher: Harper Children's Audio
Published In: October 2005
Length: 35 minutes
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Edward Lear's nonsense stories and verses, with their rich vocabulary, ringing sounds, and rolling rhythms, are exuberant escapes.

Listeners will delight in the story of the Quangle Wangle's hat, the history of the people of the Lake Pipple-Popple, the life of Lear's Uncle Arly, and the playful oddity of Lear's language.

These classics, beautifully performed by Claire Bloom, will entertain children of any age.

Author Details

Author Details

Lear, Edward

Edward Lear, artist, illustrator, and poet, wrote nonsensical stories and popularized the limerick with works such as "The Owl and the Pussycat" and "A Book of Nonsense." His work has influenced children's poetry from Dr. Seuss to Jack Prelutsky and delighted children and adults for ages.