Edward Lear: Strange Animal Drawings for Kids


The Bountiful Beetle,

who always carried a Green Umbrella when it didn’t rain,

and left it at home when it did.


The Enthusiastic Elephant,

who ferried himself across the water with the

Kitchen Poker and a New pair of Ear-rings.


The fizzgiggious Fish

who always walked about upon Stilts,

because he had no legs.


The Kicking Kangaroo,

who wore a Pale Pink Muslin dress

with Blue spots.


The Judicious Jubilant Jay,

who did up her Black Hair every morning with a Wreath of Roses,

Three feathers, and a Good Pin.

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