Edward Lear

A Book of Nonsense


Read by Phil Chenevert


In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks that went through three editions and helped popularize the form. This book …

Coffee Break Collection 007 - Travel


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This is the seventh collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in le…

In the Nursery of My Bookhouse


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Full of delightful nursery rhymes, charming poems and engaging stories, folk and fairy tales, this is the first volume of the "My Bookh…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection


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A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selec…

Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets


Read by Adrian Praetzellis


A selection of nonsense poems, songs (not sung!), stories, and miscellaneous strangeness. The work includes the "Owl and the Pussycat&q…

Short Poetry Collection 094


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This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2011.

Children's Short Works, Vol. 005


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Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 005: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Grandma Janice's Poems and Stories


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The poems and stories in this collection were selected with the reader’s grandchildren in mind. “The Raggedy Man” and “Little Orphant Annie,…

Nonsense Verses


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This is a collection of some of the delightful nonsense verses and stories by Edward Lear. A lot of them are also my favorites. The Jumblies…

Laughable Lyrics


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Hillarious, fantastic poems that I enjoyed reading to my two sons when they were little. Now I'd like to read them for anyone's children to …

Bed Time Stories for Aidan Christopher


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Bed time Stories for Aidan Christopher is a collection of: Favorite stories submitted and read by the Volunteers at Librivox.org. This proje…

The Owl and the Pussycat


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Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of January 22, 2006: The Owl and the Pussycat is a famous nonsense poem by Edward Lear, first…

Short Poetry Collection 118


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 096


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of April and May 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 006


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 006: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Soup of Alphabets, Volume 003


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This third "stove-top" full of Alphabet Soups --again-- runs the fullest gamut! It ranges from country scenes (Alphabets of Fruits…

Children's Short Works, Vol. 019


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Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 019: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection


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Seventeen poems about the sea or in which the sea plays an important role. - Summary by david wales

Short Poetry Collection 063


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 063: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Soup of Alphabets, Volume 002


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A second helping of Alphabet Books! This collection has a wide-ranging variety of short books, and not only for younger readers, but also fo…

Short Poetry Collection 126


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This is a collection of 20 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 085


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 074


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This is a collection of poems for the month of December 2008.

Short Poetry Collection 100


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 062


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LibriVox's New Short Poetry Collection 062: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Poetic Trios


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We selected some of our favourite poets for this collection, including Dante, Fitzgerald, Keats, Barrett Browning, Lear, Carroll, Milton, Mo…

The Jumblies


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Jumblies by Edward Lear. This was the fortnightly poetry project for March 8th, 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 108


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 072


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of October 2008.

Short Poetry Collection 068


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 068: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 005


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 005: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Poetic Duets


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This selection of poems has many favourites from authors such as Edward Lear and Robert Browning, as well as less well known authors. We hop…

Short Poetry Collection 077


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of March 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 061


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LibriVox's New Short Poetry Collection 061: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 069


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 069: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 145


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 163


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2016. It also includes a long poem, The Legend of Jubal by Georg…

Short Poetry Collection 146


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2015.