WorldCat Identities

Lear, Edward 1812-1888

Overview
Works: 1,484 works in 3,666 publications in 5 languages and 75,118 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Musical settings  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Lyricist, Librettist, Other, Honoree, Composer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR4879.L2, 821.8
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Publications by  Edward Lear Publications by Edward Lear
posthumous Publications by Edward Lear, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Edward Lear
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear ( Book )
200 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 11,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a courtship voyage of a year and a day, Owl and Pussy finally buy a ring from Piggy and are blissfully married
A book of nonsense by Edward Lear ( Book )
220 editions published between 1802 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations
The complete nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear ( Book )
78 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations
A was once an apple pie by Suse MacDonald ( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six nonsense rhymes, one for each letter of the alphabet
The complete nonsense book by Edward Lear ( Book )
60 editions published between 1912 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Lear's nonsense verse, prose, drawings, alphabets, and other absurdities
The Jumblies by Edward Lear ( Book )
31 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jumblies go to sea in a sieve and have many adventures
The Quangle Wangle's hat by Edward Lear ( Book )
39 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fanciful creatures, including the Stork, the Duck, the Owl, the Frog, and the Fimble Fowl come to build their homes on the Quangle Wangle's commodious hat
Edward Lear's The Scroobious Pip by Edward Lear ( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Literature of Delight. Nash completed this verse by Lear, brought fantastically into focus by the images in Burkert's generous, splendid paintings. Turn this over to young readers and ask them just what is the Pip. Or, what is he not?
The pelican chorus and other nonsense by Edward Lear ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Marcellinc's art brings to life anew three of Edward Lear's best known tales
Nonsense! by Edward Lear ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of nonsense verses, each beginning with the phrase "There was an old. . ." or "There was a young. . .," with photographic illustrations
An Edward Lear alphabet by Edward Lear ( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations and nonsense verses introduce the letters of the alphabet
Nonsense books by Edward Lear ( Book )
44 editions published between 1888 and 1946 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection including nonsense verses, tales in rhyme relating the fate of naughty boys and girls, and four fairy tales
The nonsense verse of Edward Lear by Edward Lear ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 236 limericks and other nonsense poems including "The Owl and the Pussycat" as well as "The Nutcrackers and the Sugar Tongs."
Edward Lear by Edward Lear ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides examples of Lear's best poems, combined with original art
Edward Lear's The duck & the kangaroo by Edward Lear ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wholly original tribute to the author of The Owl and the Pussycat, containing inspired collages incorporating images from the nineteenth century including several of Lear's own drawings, Duck overcomes "cold feet" and wins Kangaroo's heart in a story of adoration, acceptance, and adventure
Edward Lear, king of nonsense : a biography by Gloria Kamen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life and career of the nineteenth-century writer-artist who was renowned for his nonsense verse
Of pelicans and pussycats : poems and limericks by Edward Lear ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of poems and limericks by Edward Lear, including "The Quangle Wangle's Hat," "The Pelican Chorus," and "The Courtship of Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo."
Le hibou et la poussiquette by Edward Lear ( Book )
14 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in French and English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Edward Lear alphabet by Edward Lear ( Book )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictures and nonsense verses introduce the letters of the alphabet
The Quangle Wangle's hat by Edward Lear ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With such an overwhelming large hat on his head, Quangle Wangle begins to feel isolated from the world until Mr. and Mrs. Canary ask to build their home on the top brim and bring many of their other feathered friends along with them
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.01 for Nonsense! ... to 0.73 for The owl an ...)
Alternative Names
Derry Down Derry
Derry Down Derry, 1812-1888
Edward Lear
Lēar, Entouarnt
Lēar, Entouarnt, 1812-1888
Lear-Guggenmos, ... 1812-1888
Lear-Halbey-Oxenbury, ... 1812-1888
Lir, Eduʼard
Lir, Eduʾard, 1812-1888
Liri, Eduard
Liri, Eduard, 1812-1888
Лир, Эдвард, 1812-1888
לעער, אדוארד, 1812-1888
לער, אדוארד, 1812-1888
リア, エドワード
Languages
English (913)
French (10)
German (2)
Danish (2)
Korean (2)
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