The Owl and the Pussycat (Hardcover)

By Edward Lear, Anne Mortimer (Illustrator)

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780060272289, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006



In this beautifully illustrated edition of the beloved nonsense poem by Edward Lear, Anne Mortimer takes the reader on the delightful voyage of the Owl and the Pussycat as they sail across the sea and travel into lush jungles, all by the light of the moon. Filled with rich detail and breathtaking artwork, this is a glowing tribute to the power of true love.

Praise For The Owl and the Pussycat

“Anne Mortimer’s illustrations are a magical companion to Lear’s immortal whimsy.”
-Roger Ebert

“This delightfully charming creation does, indeed, ‘dance by the light of the moon.’”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Lear’s poem is beautifully illustrated…A charming presentation.”
-School Library Journal