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    • The Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Gregory Sheridan
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Together with his contemporary, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear elevated nonsense into a literary genre. Among his many short pieces of verse and narrative fiction is this wonderful tale of a journey into parts unknown by four intrepid young adventurers.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Great Love Poems

    • By: William Blake, Robert Burns, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Maxine Peake, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    An anthology of over 60 classic love poems, read by some of our finest actors. Love has always been the supreme inspiration for poets, whether romantic or platonic, reciprocated or unrequited. This collection contains a range of the very best love poems, including Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress", Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Byron's "So We'll Go No More A-Roving" - as well as several sonnets from the master himself, William Shakespeare.

    Regular price: $8.89

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • The Owl and the Pussycat
    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Edward Lear's much-loved comic poem, featuring the most elegant fowl in literature and his beautiful feline friend, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $1.06

    • Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2

    • By: William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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    Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.

    Regular price: $8.40

    • The Big Book of Bedtime Stories

    • Tales and Rhymes for Young and Old
    • By: Edward Lear, Guy Wetmore Carryl, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
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    An enchanting collection of classic stories and rhymes for younger listeners. Warning - you may be tempted to stay up all night listening!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Collection

    • By Ariellah on 02-08-13

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Classic Poems for Boys

    • By: G.K. Chesterton, Edward Lear, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge, Jasper Britton, Roy McMillan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of over 20 poems for 5- to 10-year olds. From rousing favorites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans’ "Casabianca" and John Keats’ "A Song About Myself", to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Rudyard Kipling, this is a collection to be treasured.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Play this to your children at night to they sleep

    • By James Robb on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Classic Poems for Girls

    • By: Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Classic Poems for Girls is a collection of over 25 funny, whimsical and moving poems for 5- to 10-year olds, designed to fuel the imagination. From the adventures of the Jumblies, who sail away in a sieve; to the sticky end of a girl named Matilda; to the courtship of a maiden who lived long ago, in a kingdom by the sea, there’s a poem to suit any feeling or mood. Seasoned Naxos AudioBooks readers Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza, Benjamin Soames and Roy McMillan work their magic on the works of Edward Lear, Louisa May Alcott, Christina Rossetti, and many more.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Utter Nonsense of Edward Lear

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Colin Jones, Recording Tales
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fine selection of hand-picked classics from the master of nonsense, enthusiastically narrated by Colin Jones. This collection contains some of Mr Lear's finest works.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my kid giggled like crazy

    • By Wesley Johnson on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Great Poems for Children

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    An anthology of over 50 classic children's poems, read by some of our finest actors. Full of fun, excitement, and magic, the poems in this collection are guaranteed to spark the imagination and open up a world of wonder. Favourites from authors such as Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and Robert Louis Stevenson are all here, as well as less familiar but nonetheless hugely entertaining poems such as" The Camel's Complaint"and "The Elephant, or The Force of Habit".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PERFECT, NON-TWADDLE, QUALITY POEMS!

    • By Atara on 04-18-12

    Regular price: $7.01

    • The Finest Nonsense of Edward Lear

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Nearly 150 years since his poetry was first published, Lear's nonsense rhymes are still popular today. In this lively and colorful audiobook recording, Derek Jacobi reads Lear's most famous poems and most fantastic creations, including "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly", "The Jumblies", "The Dong with the Luminous Nose", and a collection of assorted limericks.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Nonsense

    • By Muddy Goat on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Alan Bennett reads The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes by Edward Lear. The poems and limericks include "The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly", "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The Duck and the Kangaroo", "The Table and the Chair", "The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the Tongs", "Mr and Mrs Discobbolos", "The Nutcrackers and the Sugar Tongs", "The Two Old Bachelors", "The Pobble Who Has No Toes", "The Jumblies", "The Dog with a Luminous Nose", and many more.

    Regular price: $3.40

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • By: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford, and others
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others. Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treasure in poetry

    • By Terrance Hanna on 02-04-11

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Favorite Children's Poems

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, and others
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is a collection of 41 favorite classic children's poems by some of our best loved writers, including Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, and others.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • A Book of Nonsense

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Edward Miller
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Book of Nonsense" is a volume of limericks by author Edward Lear, published in 1846. Containing over a hundred hilarious verses suitable for both children and non-children; the author was a key figure in popularizing the form! Here is a delightful sample: "There was a young fellow named Tate Who dined with his girl, at 8.08 But I'd hate to relate What that fellow named Tate And his tête-à-tête ate at 8.08."

    Regular price: $2.77

    • The Owl and the Pussycat

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: John Cunningham
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The romantic tale about the voyage of a seemingly ill-matched pair and the happiness they find together.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Owl and the Pussycat, Antarctic Antics, Each Peach Pear Plum, & Over in the Meadow

    • By: Judy Sierra, Janet & Allan Ahlberg, John Langstaff, and others
    • Narrated by: Diana Canova, Raul Malo, Buffy Allen
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The romantic tale about the voyage of a seemingly ill-matched pair and the happiness they find together.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Nonsense Verse

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    In this volume of nonsense verse, you’ll find many favourites to take you back to the time and place where most things are a little upside down or back to front, including favourites from Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and quite a few others to giggle along with.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So fun.

    • By Shanniran on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $5.15

    • Classic Comic Verse

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jon Moffatt, David Timson, Cathy Sara, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Here are the favorites from Lewis Carroll, Jonathan Swift, William Shakespeare, and more. And that is not to forget perhaps the greatest of them all: Anon. There are ballads, sonnets, proverbs, and nonsense verse. Poems to inform, divert, satirize, castigate and praise. A collection to make all listeners smile, laugh, remember and discover.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Animal Poetry

    • By: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We all love animals, even if sometimes its only from afar on TV or at a zoo. But many of us have felt a closer friendship and companionship with our friends in the animal world. We talk and react to them as if they really do understand us. Perhaps they do. In this volume Hardy, Thackeray, Carroll, DH Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, and many others share their words with our ears.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quite delightful!!!

    • By J. Glemby on 10-22-10

    Regular price: $6.66

    • How to Own a Human

    • A Collection of Writings about Cats and for Cats
    • By: Rudyard Kipling, Lytton Strachey, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: Ellen Dryden, Brian Hewlett
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How To Own a Human is a selection of writings about cats and for cats. As well as stories and poems, it also includes rhymes, proverbs, fables and quotations, plus instructions for cats on how to train their humans - a sort of "Open Mew-niversity" course for felines. READERS: Ellen Dryden is an actor, writer and director working mainly for the stage and radio. She read English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and after graduating she won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Read for CAT people

    • By Gail Wurmstein on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $16.01

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