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    • Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2

    • Written by: William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson,
    • Narrated by: Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.

    Regular price: ₹281.00

    • The Big Book of Bedtime Stories

    • Tales and Rhymes for Young and Old
    • Written by: Edward Lear, Guy Wetmore Carryl, Rudyard Kipling,
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An enchanting collection of classic stories and rhymes for younger listeners. Warning - you may be tempted to stay up all night listening!

    Regular price: ₹379.00

    • Nonsense Verses

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Daniel Duffy
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Edward Lear was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. He was the inventor of the limerick and created the Jumblies and The Owl and the Pussycat. This complete edition of Lear's nonsense verse - including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets - is lovingly restored and beautifully presented, for adults and children to enjoy together.

    Regular price: ₹32.00

    • Animal Poetry

    • Written by: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Edward Lear,
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We all love animals, even if sometimes its only from afar on TV or at a zoo. But many of us have felt a closer friendship and companionship with our friends in the animal world. We talk and react to them as if they really do understand us. Perhaps they do. In this volume Hardy, Thackeray, Carroll, DH Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, and many others share their words with our ears.

    Regular price: ₹190.00

    • How to Own a Human

    • A Collection of Writings about Cats and for Cats
    • Written by: Rudyard Kipling, Lytton Strachey, Edward Lear,
    • Narrated by: Ellen Dryden, Brian Hewlett
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How To Own a Human is a selection of writings about cats and for cats. As well as stories and poems, it also includes rhymes, proverbs, fables and quotations, plus instructions for cats on how to train their humans - a sort of "Open Mew-niversity" course for felines. READERS: Ellen Dryden is an actor, writer and director working mainly for the stage and radio. She read English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and after graduating she won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

    Regular price: ₹455.00

    • Nonsense Songs and Laughable Lyrics

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Edward Lear is justly renowned as a writer of humorous verse. His Nonsense Songs were published in 1871 and include probably his best known and most loved poem, “The Owl and the Pussycat”. Laughable Lyrics (1877) contains other popular rhymes, including “The Dong with a Luminous Nose”, “The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo”, “The Pobble Who Has No Toes”, and more. 

    Regular price: ₹94.00

    • The Owl and the Pussycat

    • A Dozen Red Roses
    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Edward Lear's much-loved comic poem, featuring the most elegant fowl in literature and his beautiful feline friend, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: ₹30.00

    • Nonsense Cookery

    • Recipes for Amblongus Pie, Crumbobblious Cutlets and Gosky Patties
    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Three disconcerting culinary masterpieces from the fevered brain of the inimitable Mr. Lear.

    Regular price: ₹38.00

    • The Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Gregory Sheridan
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Together with his contemporary, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear elevated nonsense into a literary genre. Among his many short pieces of verse and narrative fiction is this wonderful tale of a journey into parts unknown by four intrepid young adventurers.

    Regular price: ₹239.00

    • Favourite Poems for Children

    • Written by: Guy Wetmore Carryl, Robert Browning, Lawrence Alma Tadema,
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A delightful collection of classic poems that will delight young and old alike, including: "How Beauty Contrived to Get Square with the Beast" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Little Red Riding Hood Contrived to Be Eaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Rudeness and Kindness Were Justly Rewarded" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "If No One Ever Marries Me" by Lawrence Alma TademaI’m, "Nobody, Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson, "Lochinvar" by Sir Walter Scott, "The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear, and more.

    Regular price: ₹227.00

    • The Jumblies

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Diane Havens
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nineteenth century illustrator/author Edward Lear, best known for his nonsense poems and limericks, created this silly verse tale of the green headed, blue handed Jumblies who go to sea in a sieve - but voice actor/storyteller Diane Havens shares it in her own unique faux-British by way of Queens - the New York Queens, that is.

    Regular price: ₹167.00

    • Favorite Children's Poems

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning,
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is a collection of 41 favorite classic children's poems by some of our best loved writers, including Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, and others.

    Regular price: ₹234.00

    • Great Love Poems

    • Written by: William Blake, Robert Burns, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Maxine Peake,
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    An anthology of over 60 classic love poems, read by some of our finest actors. Love has always been the supreme inspiration for poets, whether romantic or platonic, reciprocated or unrequited. This collection contains a range of the very best love poems, including Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress", Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Byron's "So We'll Go No More A-Roving" - as well as several sonnets from the master himself, William Shakespeare.

    Regular price: ₹258.00

    • Classic Poems for Girls

    • Written by: Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Robert Louis Stevenson,
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza,
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Classic Poems for Girls is a collection of over 25 funny, whimsical and moving poems for 5- to 10-year olds, designed to fuel the imagination. From the adventures of the Jumblies, who sail away in a sieve; to the sticky end of a girl named Matilda; to the courtship of a maiden who lived long ago, in a kingdom by the sea, there’s a poem to suit any feeling or mood. Seasoned Naxos AudioBooks readers Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza, Benjamin Soames and Roy McMillan work their magic on the works of Edward Lear, Louisa May Alcott, Christina Rossetti, and many more.

    Regular price: ₹351.00

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • Written by: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford,
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others. Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.

    Regular price: ₹351.00

    • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 42 mins
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    Alan Bennett reads The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes by Edward Lear. The poems and limericks include "The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly", "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The Duck and the Kangaroo", "The Table and the Chair", "The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the Tongs", "Mr and Mrs Discobbolos", "The Nutcrackers and the Sugar Tongs", "The Two Old Bachelors", "The Pobble Who Has No Toes", "The Jumblies", "The Dog with a Luminous Nose", and many more.

    Regular price: ₹125.00

    • Edward Lear: Stories & Rhymes

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: James Taylor, Nigel Planer, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Ah, Nonsense! The English, it is often said, have a peculiar brand of humour. Along with copious cups of tea and a stiff upper lip it keeps life together in moments of difficulty and strife. One of our most-loved humourists is Edward Lear, famed throughout the world for his nonsense verse and limericks. Listen to this collection and find out why.

    Regular price: ₹405.00

    • Nonsense Verse

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this volume of nonsense verse, you’ll find many favourites to take you back to the time and place where most things are a little upside down or back to front, including favourites from Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and quite a few others to giggle along with.

    Regular price: ₹190.00

    • Great Poems for Children

    • Written by: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox, Geoffrey Palmer,
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    An anthology of over 50 classic children's poems, read by some of our finest actors. Full of fun, excitement, and magic, the poems in this collection are guaranteed to spark the imagination and open up a world of wonder. Favourites from authors such as Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and Robert Louis Stevenson are all here, as well as less familiar but nonetheless hugely entertaining poems such as" The Camel's Complaint"and "The Elephant, or The Force of Habit".

    Regular price: ₹258.00

    • Classic Comic Verse

    • Written by: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jon Moffatt, David Timson, Cathy Sara,
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
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    Here are the favorites from Lewis Carroll, Jonathan Swift, William Shakespeare, and more. And that is not to forget perhaps the greatest of them all: Anon. There are ballads, sonnets, proverbs, and nonsense verse. Poems to inform, divert, satirize, castigate and praise. A collection to make all listeners smile, laugh, remember and discover.

    Regular price: ₹375.00

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