Follow the adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat in a beautifully illustrated new edition of the beloved classic.
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.
Hardcover | $16.99
Published by Candlewick Jan 03, 2017| 32 Pages| 9-1/8 x 11-1/4| 3-7 years| ISBN 9780763690809
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While children may overlook the loving glances exchanged between the animals, adults reading along are sure to notice them and smile with remembrance. An endearing version that appeals to children and adults alike. —Kirkus Reviews
This classic poem has proved to be irresistible to generations of illustrators…expertly rendered and every bit as rich as earlier interpretations. A fanciful addition. —School Library Journal
Much loved since its publication in 1871, Edward Lear’s “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” returns in a fresh edition accompanied by Charlotte Voake’s loose, lively watercolors. —The Wall Street Journal