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[The Owl and the Pussycat]

The Owl and the Pussycat

Written by Edward Lear
Illustrated by James Marshall

  • 1999 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book (Picture Book)
  • 2008 Governor General's Award Winner

Owl sets out to woo Pussycat in a boat laden with fruit from their Caribbean island and with a guitar at his side, ready for serenading.
As they sail off across the sea, another story unfolds in the water beneath the boat. One by one, exotic sea creatures swim into the picture and small yellow fish seems to be looking for someone.
Jan Brett brings the magic of the Caribbean to her exquisitely detailed illustrations of Edward Lear’s charming poem.

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