The following is Edward Lear's nonsense tale of The Owl and the Pussycat..
* This particular tale was included as part of his book Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets.
* Lear wrote the poem for Janet Symonds, the three year old daughter of his friend, John Symonds (also a poet) and wife Catherine Symonds..
* Lear's classic account, The Owl and the Pussycat, was first published in 1871
* Vast language opportunity is contained within the tale in the form of vocabulary and clever phrases.
* Sequencing skills are additional advantages for young learners who read and/or listen to this tale; sequencing is key to the support and development of the MATHEMATICAL mind.
* Finally, a child's auditory memory skills quite subtly unfold as Lear's entertaining and romantic tale about an owl and a pussycat is retold again and again.
Please enjoy Lear's classic tale!