12th May 2017

The Owl and the Pussycat - Edward Lear, Jan Brett

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat...


Edward Lear


Nonsense poet Edward Lear (born May 12, 1812) was also an accomplished artist who was briefly employed drawing the Earl of Derby's private menagerie. His first publication, at age 19, was a book of Audubon-style paintings of parrots.