The Owl and the Pussycat and the Turtles of Fun Paperback / softback
Illustrated by Pip Hall
Paperback / softback
Quirkily illustrated to match the humour in the poems, this new edition of Lear's most famous nonsense poem is supplemented with two new poems - a prequel and a sequel - exploring what might have led up to, and resulted from, the famous voyage in the pea green boat. The Owl and the Pussycat has a unique and celebrated status in nonsense literature, with strength of story, simplicity of imagery, and perfection of rhythms.
Matt Black, poet, and Pip Hall, illustrator, have been inspired by this poem to create an edition which includes the imagined Prequel and Sequel to Lear's poem, with delightful contemporary illustrations.
The Prequel and Sequel explore why they went to sea in the first place, and what took place after we left them, married, hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, dancing by the light of the moon...