Nonsense literature for children: Aesop to Seuss

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Library Professional Publications, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 273 pages
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Looks at the history of nonsense poetry and discusses a selection of important examples

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(In regards to the review for "accidents and remarkable events, containing caution and instruction for children") This is a bit off the wall. A childrens book, about terrible things that can happen to you. Getting beheaded by a lion, have the stagecoach fall down an embankment, getting shot, falling off a ladder, etc. 

Contents

Some Definitions of Nonsense
3
of Nonsense Literature for Children
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Nonsense Illustrations
177
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