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Cautionary verses by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith the original pictures by B.T.B. and Nicolas Bentley.
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Open LibraryOL18270355M
ISBN 100715600478

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In his "Beasts", "Cautionary Tales" and "Peers" verses, Belloc achieves a delightful synthesis of the fearless straight-ahead gaze of childhood (in the tradition of "The Story of Augustus, Who Would Not Eat His Soup") with the style of absolutely dead-pan English humor (e.g. Stephen Potter's "Gamesmanship")/5(17). Hilaire Belloc is one of the most important writers of the 20th century. At turns reviled or revered, depending on the audience, he was a razor sharp social commenter and a master of both poetry and prose who continues to captivate readers.   The verses in Belloc’s “Bad Child’s Book of Beasts” and “More Beasts for Worse Children” are clever, but, to me, they lack the inspired nonsense of the “Cautionary Tales,” and the Author: Calvin Tomkins.   Buy Cautionary Verses New Ed by Belloc, Hilaire (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

  The republicationof these verses in one handsome volume is cause for rejoicing, especially among wise children, who will judge this edition of Cautionary Verses to be the ideal book for the education and edification of their : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.   Hilaire Belloc's cautionary verses: illustrated album edition Item Preview remove-circle Hilaire Belloc's cautionary verses: illustrated album edition by Belloc, Hilaire. Publication date Topics Children's poetry, Children's poetry, English. Publisher New York: A.A. Knopf. Description of the book "Cautionary Verses": This funny and nostalgic collection of cautionary verses read by Rosalind Ayres and Martin Jarvis includes the one on Matilda who told such dreadful lies, Rebecca who slammed doors for fun and Jim who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion.   Cautionary Verses by Hilaire Belloc, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

CAUTIONARY VERSES - Ebook written by Hilaire Belloc. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read CAUTIONARY VERSES. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Cautionary Tales for Children Author: Hilaire Belloc Illustrator: Basil T. Blackwood Release Date: December 5, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO Full text of "Hilaire Belloc's cautionary verses: Manufactured in the United States of America CONTENTS CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN Illustrated by B. T.B. Introduction 3 Jim, Who ran away from his Nurse, and was eaten by a Lion 5 Henry King, Who chewed bits of String, and was early cut off in Dreadful Agonies 1 3 Matilda, Who told Lies. About CAUTIONARY VERSES. This volume contains all of the old favorites over which Hilaire Belloc’s admirers have been chuckling since the end of the 19th century—and the original illustrations by B.T.B. and Nicolas Bentley. It also contains many later verses in the same sly vein.