WorldCat Identities

Lear, Edward 1812-1888

Overview
Works: 1,914 works in 5,257 publications in 12 languages and 81,590 library holdings
Genres: Nonsense verse  Poetry  Juvenile works  Biographies  Limericks  Alphabet rhymes  Fiction  Echo verse  Picture books  Humorous poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Lyricist, Other, Librettist, Artist, Honoree, Composer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PR4879.L2, 821.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Lear
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )

307 editions published between 1924 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 10,825 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( )

331 editions published between 1802 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 5,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 200 limericks with the author's original illustrations and nonsense songs and stories
The complete nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )

95 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations
The Quangle Wangle's hat by Edward Lear( Book )

62 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fancifal 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
A was once an apple pie by Suse MacDonald( Book )

14 editions published between 1871 and 2005 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-six nonsense rhymes, one for each letter of the alphabet
The Jumblies by Edward Lear( Book )

57 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jumblies go to sea in a sieve and have many adventures
The pelican chorus and other nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )

26 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Marcellinc's art brings to life anew three of Edward Lear's best known tales
An Edward Lear alphabet by Edward Lear( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and nonsense verses introduce the letters of the alphabet
Edward Lear's The Scroobious Pip by Edward Lear( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Romanian and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this verse by Edward Lear and completed by Ogden Nash, the Scroobious Pip visits various places while all the animals, birds, fish, and insects try to figure out what exactly he is
Nonsense books by Edward Lear( Book )

47 editions published between 1888 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected nonsense of Edward Lear, nineteenth century writer and artist. Contains: The Book of Nonsense, Nonsense Songs and Stories, 100 Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes, An Alphabet, and "How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear."
The complete nonsense book by Edward Lear( Book )

37 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Lear's nonsense verse, prose, drawings, alphabets, and other absurdities
Nonsense songs by Edward Lear( Book )

63 editions published between 1862 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of nonsense verses by the well-known nineteenth-century English writer and artist
Nonsense! by Edward Lear( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Galician and held by 792 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
The owl & the pussy-cat & other nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the well-known Lear poem plus eight limericks
More classics to read aloud to your children by William F Russell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections for reading aloud from poems, novels, and plays by Blake, Longfellow, O. Henry, Twain, Shakespeare, Poe, and other well-known authors
The nonsense verse of Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides examples of Lear's best poems, combined with original art
The complete nonsense book : containing all the original pictures and verses, together with new material by Edward Lear( Book )

29 editions published between 1912 and 1994 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Lear's nonsense verse, prose, drawings, alphabets, and other absurdities
The complete verse and other nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful collection, the most comprehensive ever compiled, presents all of Lear's verse and other nonsense writings, including stories, letters, and illustrated alphabets, as well as previously unpublished material. Featuring Lear's own line drawings throughout and an introduction by leading Lear authority Vivien Noakes
Edward Lear's The duck & the kangaroo by Edward Lear( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 553 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The owl and the pussycat
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A book of nonsenseThe complete nonsense of Edward LearThe Quangle Wangle's hatA was once an apple pieThe JumbliesThe pelican chorus and other nonsenseAn Edward Lear alphabetNonsense books
Alternative Names

controlled identityGould, John, 1804-1881

Derry Down Derry

Derry Down Derry 1812-1888

Eduardus Lear poëta et pictor

Edward Lear

Edward Lear artiste, auteur et poète anglais

Edward Lear britischer Maler, Illustrator und Schriftsteller

Edward Lear British artist, illustrator, author and poet (1812-1888)

Edward Lear britisk poet og skribent

Edward Lear Brits schrijver (1812-1888)

Edward Lear brittisk poet, författare, illustratör och målare

Edward Lear brittisk poet och författare

Edward Lear escritor, artista e ilustrador inglés

Edward Lear scrittore e illustratore inglese

Lear

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Lear, Edward

Lēar, Entouarnt

Lēar, Entouarnt 1812-1888

Lear-Guggenmos

Lear-Guggenmos, .. 1812-1888

Lear-Halbey-Oxenbury

Lear-Halbey-Oxenbury, .. 1812-1888

Lir, Eduʼard

Lir, Eduʾard 1812-1888

Liri, Eduard

Liri, Eduard 1812-1888

Έντουαρντ Λίαρ

Έντουαρντ Λίαρ Άγγλος ζωγράφος, τοπιογράφος, σκιτσογράφος, συγγραφέας και ποιητής

Едвард Лир

Едвард Лір

Едуард Лиър

Лир Эдвард

Лир, Эдвард 1812-1888

Эдвард Лир английский поэт, художник и композитор

Эдвард Лір

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אדוארד ליר

אדוארד ליר סופר בריטי

ליר, אדוארד

ליר, אדוארד 1812-1888

ליר, אדורד, 1812-1888

לעער, אדוארד 1812-1888

לער, אדוארד 1812-1888

إدوارد لير

ادوارد لیر نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی

ਐਡਵਰਡ ਲਿਅਰ

လီယာ၊ အက်ဒွပ်

리어, 에드워드 1812-1888

エドワード・リア

リア, エドワード

愛德華·利爾

爱德华·李尔

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