Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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The Obsequious Ornamental Ostrich, who wore Boots to keep his feet quite dry.
The Perpendicular Purple Polly,
who read the Newspaper and ate Parsnip Pie
with his Spectacles.
The Queer Querulous Quail,
who smoked a Pipe of tobacco on the top of
a Tin Tea-kettle.
The Rural Runcible Raven,
who wore a White Wig and flew away
with the Carpet Broom.