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Illustration by JooHee Yoon

The Little Book of Abnormalities

Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English writer, painter, and lyricist. He is most well-known for his "nonsense verse" and for popularizing the format of the limerick. These pages include some of his poems that feature an assortment of peculiar folk, collected by illustrator JooHee Yoon.