Over 90 delightful limericks and 12 longer poems, including such classics as "The Owl and the Pussy-cat," "The Jumblies," "Calico Pie," "The Duck and the Kangaroo," "Incidents in the Life of My Uncle Arly," "Mr. and Mrs. Spikky Spider" and more, all accompanied by Lear's amusing illustrations. Includ... read more
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Over 90 delightful limericks and 12 longer poems, including such classics as "The Owl and the Pussy-cat," "The Jumblies," "Calico Pie," "The Duck and the Kangaroo," "Incidents in the Life of My Uncle Arly," "Mr. and Mrs. Spikky Spider" and more, all accompanied by Lear's amusing illustrations. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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