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    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • The Owl and the Pussycat
    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 1.08

    • Favorite Children's Poems

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, and others
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 9.26

    • How to Own a Human

    • A Collection of Writings about Cats and for Cats
    • Written by: Rudyard Kipling, Lytton Strachey, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: Ellen Dryden, Brian Hewlett
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 16.39

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

    • Written by: William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 11.12

    • Victorian Poetry - Volume 2

    • Written by: Thomas Hardy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Victoria’s reign was long and presided over the restless expansion of the British Empire and reams of creative genius. Within these volumes we can bring only a glimpse of the richness, beauty and words of the poets and their musings on this remarkable age. Many are world-renowned - Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Kipling, Austin, Hopkins, Hardy and Swinburne. Some are almost forgotten - Patmore, Newbolt, Synge. And some are barely noted - Lyall, Meynell and Merdeith. But together they encompass a great poetical age.  

    Price: CDN$ 6.13

    • Nonsense Songs and Laughable Lyrics

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Edward Lear is justly renowned as a writer of humorous verse. His Nonsense Songs were published in 1871 and include probably his best known and most loved poem, “The Owl and the Pussycat”. Laughable Lyrics (1877) contains other popular rhymes, including “The Dong with a Luminous Nose”, “The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo”, “The Pobble Who Has No Toes”, and more. 

    Price: CDN$ 3.51

    • Utter Nonsense of Edward Lear

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Colin Jones, Recording Tales
    • Length: 46 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 4.95

    • The Nonsense of Lear and Phantasmagoria and More

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
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    The whimsy, fantasy, and absurd humor in Lear's limericks, poems, songs, and stories are ageless in their appeal to young and old alike. Lewis Carroll's "Phantasmagoria", a not-too-terribly-frightening ghost story, adds to the fun. Also featured are poems by Lewis Carroll.

    Price: CDN$ 18.51

    • Animal Poetry

    • Written by: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 35 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 6.82

    • Classic Poems for Boys

    • Written 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
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • Written by: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford, and others
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • Nonsense Verse

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 6.82

    • Classic Poems for Girls

    • Written 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 4 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • Favourite Poems for Children

    • Written by: Guy Wetmore Carryl, Robert Browning, Lawrence Alma Tadema, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
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    A delightful collection of classic poems that will delight young and old alike, including: "How Beauty Contrived to Get Square with the Beast" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Little Red Riding Hood Contrived to Be Eaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Rudeness and Kindness Were Justly Rewarded" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "If No One Ever Marries Me" by Lawrence Alma TademaI’m, "Nobody, Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson, "Lochinvar" by Sir Walter Scott, "The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear, and more.

    Price: CDN$ 8.19

    • The Jumblies

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Diane Havens
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Nineteenth century illustrator/author Edward Lear, best known for his nonsense poems and limericks, created this silly verse tale of the green headed, blue handed Jumblies who go to sea in a sieve - but voice actor/storyteller Diane Havens shares it in her own unique faux-British by way of Queens - the New York Queens, that is.

    Price: CDN$ 6.60

    • The Poetry Hour, Volume 8

    • Time for the Soul
    • Written by: Robert Southey, Edward Lear, Charlotte Smith
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise, that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • A Book of Nonsense

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Linda Barrans
    • Length: 28 mins
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    It is probably no surprise that Edward Lear felt the need to make children laugh. He was born in 1812 in North London, youngest-but-one of 21 children. Money problems led to his leaving home at the age of four with an older sister, who looked after him as a mother until she died.

    Price: CDN$ 9.43

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

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Gregory Sheridan
    • Length: 21 mins
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 9.43

    • Poetry of the Sea

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Dorothy Rose Gribble
    • Length: 27 mins
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    A wonderful selection of poems about the sea. From Gilbert's 'Brave Alum Bey' to Edward Lear's 'The Jumblies'.

    Price: CDN$ 7.64

    • Nonsense Cookery

    • Recipes for Amblongus Pie, Crumbobblious Cutlets and Gosky Patties
    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Three disconcerting culinary masterpieces from the fevered brain of the inimitable Mr. Lear.

    Price: CDN$ 1.35

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