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Unspun Socks From A Chicken's Laundry

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published by M & J Hobbs (first published October 28th 1982)
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Catherine
Aug 22, 2014 Catherine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Was given this book for Christmas when I was 12 and I loved it. I still have the book I was given and some of the poems are a little less funny...this is nonsense verse for children after all. So some of my high rating may also be because this little book of verse means a lot to me as an expression of my fond memories. However, there is also some humour that will appeal to adults, especially I imagine, if the adult is reading them out loud to a child. In particular there are two poems I still lo ...more
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Nov 10, 2015 Chris rated it liked it
Nonsense poems and humorous writing have had a special place in my heart since, well, always. Spike Milligan is sometimes very good at this - the Glutton's Farewell and Ipple Tree are prime examples. Not all of them reach the same heights, tho, so overall rating is lower than would otherwise have been the case.
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Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan, known as Spike, was a comedian, writer and musician. He was of Irish descent, but spent most of his childhood in India and lived most of his later life in England, moving to Australia after retirement. He is famous for his work in The Goon Show, children's poetry and a series of comical autobiographical novels about his experiences serving in the British Army in ...more
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