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Ogden Nash

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Ogden Nash


Born
in Baltimore, Maryland, The United States
August 19, 1902

Died
May 19, 1971

Genre


Frederic Ogden Nash was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, the New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry". ...more

Average rating: 4.16 · 6,454 ratings · 702 reviews · 121 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Tale of Custard the Dragon

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4.23 avg rating — 571 ratings — published 1936 — 9 editions
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The Best of Ogden Nash

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4.28 avg rating — 370 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Candy Is Dandy: The Best of...

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4.33 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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Ogden Nash's Zoo

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4.09 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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The Pocket Book of Ogden Nash

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4.21 avg rating — 267 ratings — published 1931 — 12 editions
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Selected Poetry

4.25 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Adventures of Isabel

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4.13 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 1936 — 9 editions
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I'm a Stranger Here Myself

4.03 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 1938 — 6 editions
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Custard the Dragon and the ...

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4.15 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 1961 — 5 editions
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You Can't Get There from Here

3.87 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1957 — 4 editions
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Quotes by Ogden Nash  (?)
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“Tonight’s December thirty-first,
Something is about to burst.
The clock is crouching, dark and small,
Like a time bomb in the hall.
Hark, it's midnight, children dear.
Duck! Here comes another year!”
Ogden Nash, Collected verse from 1929 on

“Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
And that's what parents were created for.”
Ogden Nash

“A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.”
Ogden Nash, The Private Dining-room and Other Verses
tags: dog, door

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