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Nonsense Poem: The Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear

The Owl and the Pussycat is a classic nonsense poem by Edward Lear which has always been one of favourite poems since my childhood. I’ve deliberately chosen this poem for today since I feel that every young reader should read it once. 355 more words


The Owl and The Pussycat... 10 years or so later

“The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
   In a beautiful pea-green boat…”

– Edward Lear

On the day that Owl and Pussycat went to sea, 167 more words


Nominate Edward Lear for the new £20 note by 19 July 2015


The  Bank of England website has a competition to nominate a British visual artist for the new £20 note – why not add your vote for Edward Lear? 107 more words

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Happy 203rd Birthday Mr Lear - it's International Owl and Pussycat Day again!

Today’s marking of Edward Lear’s 203rd  birthday 12 May 2015, celebrating this pioneering wildlife illustrator and creator of nonsense verse, celebrates his nonsense botany:

A beautiful little something from our collection, using the 1988 centenary stamps and a great Owl and Pussycat postmark! 58 more words

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The PolyglOwl and the Pussyglot

Because the next Ad Alta Voce meeting will be all about literary cats, I was hunting through the Net for a suitable Italian translation of Edward Lear’s The Owl and the Pussycat*, when I stumbled on a website boasting no less than 126 translations of the poem in 111 languages… 82 more words



Naughty Naughty Girl!

Barbra Streisand looks absolutely crazy-hot here in a series of photos from a photoshoot she did for the 1970 film The Owl and the Pussycat… 155 more words