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- Description'Bisky Bats and Pussy Cats, a selection of [Edward Lear's] animal nsense verse brilliantly illustrated in soberly surreal hard-edged pictures by Matilda Harrison, will be an international winner.' Books for Keeps 'This book offers a feast of colour and detail from a superb artist and a much loved writer.' Parents News The Bloomsbury Children's Classics Series The Brave Sister, retold by Fiona Waters, illustrated by Danuta Mayer The Selfish Giant, retold by Fiona Waters, illustrated by Fabian Negrin The Emperor and the Nightingale, retold by Fiona Waters, illustrated by Paul Birkbeck Bisky Bats and Pussy Cats, animal nsense poems by Edward Lear, illustrated by Matilda Harrison. The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat ...So starts the familiar rhyme from Edward Lear ...and within the pages of this collection of classic Lear favourites and unusual limericks, you will enter a jewel-coloured, iridescent world painted by Matilda Harrison. A feast of colour and detail from a superb artist.
- Author BiographyThe Illustrator: This is Matilda Harrison's first picture book for Bloomsbury. She is half-British and half-Australian, and currently lives in North London. Her other illustrative work is primarily editorial; she works for Vogue, The Independent, Elle, The Economist, The Telegraph and The Times.
- Author(s)Edward Lear
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication27/09/1999
- SubjectPicture Books
- Series TitleBloomsbury Children's Classics
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight230 g
- Width237 mm
- Height300 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Illustrator(s)Matilda Harrison
- Edition StatementNew edition
- Reading AgeFrom 3 To 5
- Interest AgeTo 6
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