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Duck and the Kangaroo

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ISBN-10: 0061366838

ISBN-13: 9780061366833

Edition: 2009

Authors: Edward Lear, Jane Wattenberg

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Meet Duck.Duck has a yen for travel and adventure. Duck also has some very wet, cold feet and a gift for loyalty and compromise.Meet Kangaroo.Kangaroo has been around the world and back, and is looking for a little bit of luck.Or a duck.When Duck and Kangaroo meet, it's a match made in . . . heaven.Ah, love-ain't it grand?And who so happy,-O who, As the Duck and the Kangaroo?
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/29/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 10.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Edward Lear was born in Holloway, England, to Jeremiah (a stockbroker) and Ann Lear, tutored at home by his sister, and briefly attended the Royal Academy schools. Both an author and an illustrator, he earned his living as an artist from the age of 15, mainly by doing landscapes. What he is remembered for is his nonsense books, especially his popularization of the limerick. Along with Lewis Carroll, he is considered to be the founder of nonsense poetry. In addition to his limericks, he created longer nonsense poems. The best---and best known---is The Jumblies, in which the title characters go to sea in a sieve; it is a brilliant, profound, silly, and sad expression of the need to leave the…