Ogden Nash





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".

Average rating: 4.2 · 4,566 ratings · 417 reviews · 86 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Tale of Custard the Dragon

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4.27 avg rating — 419 ratings — published 1973 — 9 editions
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Candy Is Dandy: The Best of...

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4.38 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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The Best of Ogden Nash

4.36 avg rating — 267 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Pocket Book of Ogden Nash

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4.28 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1931 — 8 editions
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Ogden Nash's Zoo

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4.17 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Selected Poetry

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself

4.11 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1938 — 4 editions
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Custard the Dragon and the ...

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4.19 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1961 — 5 editions
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Adventures of Isabel

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4.20 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1936 — 8 editions
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I Wouldn't Have Missed It: ...

4.24 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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More books by Ogden Nash…
“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, Private Dining-room and Other New Verses
tags: dog, door

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