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Don't Trip Over the Hippopotamus
by Robert Owen
At times there can be a very thin line between jester and genius, buffoonery and brilliance. This compilation is a merry mixture of insanely quirky rhymes, most of which are guaranteed to raise a good chuckle. How this enters his head is a mystery, (even to him) so don't question, just enjoy.
Hardcover, 108 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Raider Publishing International
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In 1771, reformer and philanthropist Robert Owen was born in Wales. He became known as "a capitalist who became the first Socialist." Owen started work as a clerk at age nine. With help from a sympathetic cloth merchant to whom he was apprenticed, Owen educated himself. Owen was an unbeliever by 14, influenced by Seneca, and his acquaintance with chemist John Dalton and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. By ...moreMore about Robert Owen...