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How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear!: Edward Lear's Selected Works

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A selection of nonsense verse, with the author's illustrations, by the great nineteenth-century English humorist. Includes biographical introduction and notes.
Hardcover, 123 pages
Published October 1st 1982 by Holiday House (first published 1982)
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My son checked this one out of the library. A very pleasant introduction, well structured, with runcible biographical detail.
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Myra Cohn Livingston was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Her family moved to California when she was 12 years old. She studied the French horn from age 12 to age 20, becoming so good that the Los Angeles Philharmonic invited her to join them when she was 16 years old. She had other plans. She knew she wanted to write.
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