Pocketful of Nonsense by James Marshall

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The award-winning author-illustrator of George and Martha presents a zany anthology of nonsense verse, combining traditional songs and rhymes with his own original poems.

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James Marshall (1942-1992) is one of the most popular and celebrated artists in the field of children"s literature. Three of his books were selected as New York Times Best Illustrated Books, and he received a Caldecott Honor Award in 1989 for Goldilocks and the Three Bears. With more than seventy-five books to his credit, including the popular George and Martha series, Marshall has earned the admiration and love of countless readers.
Published August 15, 1993 by Golden Books. 28 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fifteen traditional limericks and other nonsense rhymes, plus five in the same spirit by the late illustrator ("Antoinette Leach came in from the beach/with a lobster asleep in her curls..."), each visualized in fairly literal fashion, without many of the witty graphic embroideries at which Marsh...

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James Marshall's Pocketful of Nonsense (1992) collects traditional nonsense rhymes like Fuzzy Wuzzy Was a Bear and pairs them with his hilarious visual interpretations (such as children laughin

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