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Madness

The Owl and the Pussy-cat
Written by Edward Lear
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake
With a Forward by Julia Donaldson
Puffin Books
£10.99
ISBN 978 0723293217

A stunning new picture book edition of this much-loved classic poem. Introduced with a Forward by Edward Lear devotee, Julia Donaldson and beautifully illustrated with expressive watercolours by Charlotte Voake. This is a lovely companion piece to Julia Donaldson's original story The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat which is also newly released in a paperback edition accompanied by an audio CD. Elaine Chant

 

 

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