25 Nonsense Rhymes (and Pictures) by Edward Lear

The melodious Meritorious Mouse,
who played a merry minuet on the
Piano-forte.

Edward Lear – born in London on May 12, 1812 – was a highly-regarded nature and landscape artist, but he is much better remembered for the whimsical nonsense poetry and limericks he produced throughout his life.

I had never heard of him before today, but we have six of his books at my library! I’ll look at them tomorrow.

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