The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo & The New Vestments by Edward Lear

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The first nonsense poem tells the tale of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo's unsuccessful courtship; the second describes the devouring, by a menagerie of animals, of an old man's unusual costume made of food.

About Edward Lear

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Edward Lear (1812-88) was an English artist, writer, and illustrator known for his works of literary nonsense, in both poetry and prose. Colin Harrison is the author of "Afterburn "(FSG, 2000). He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Published March 28, 1980 by The Viking Press. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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