"They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea:
In spite of all their friends could say,
On a winter’s morn, on a stormy day,
In a Sieve they went to sea!"
Edward Lear's delightful nonsense verse is as fresh and fun now as it has always been. This brilliant collection from 1900 with color illustrations by the peerless L. Leslie Brooke.
It contains: 'The Jumblies', 'The Owl and the Pussy-Cat', 'The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the Tongs', 'The Duck and the Kangaroo', 'The Cummerbund', 'The Dong with a Luminous Nose', 'The New Vestments', 'Calico Pie', 'The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò' and 'Incidents in the Life of my Uncle Arly'.