||The Secret Life of Books (Series 2)
Secret life of books ; series 2. UNAUTHORIZED
||Introduction to Edward Lear (2:00) -- The Owl and the Pussycat (2:00) -- Lull of Linguistics (3:22) -- Childhood Reflections (2:15) -- Lear as An Illustrator (2:48) -- Melancholy Fool (2:38) -- Taxonomy and Botany (2:14) -- Roots of Nonsense (3:48) -- Children's Pleasures (2:27) -- Picture-Poems (3:26) -- Credits: Edward Lear's Nonsense Songs: The Secret Life of Books (Series 2) (1:04)
||Actor Nicholas Parsons delves into the work of Edward Lear, a 19th century English poet and illustrator who pioneered illustrative poetry and fiction. Lear's nonsensical poems are considered unconventional, forward thinking, melancholy, and are meticulously illustrated with both highly realistic and inventive artwork.
|General note||Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 17, 2016.|
|General note||Originally released by DCD Media (Firm), 2015.|
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|Interest grade level
||9 & up.
|Technical details||Streaming video file.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, April 10, 2016)|
|Publisher number||114424s Films Media Group|
|Publisher number||114426 Films Media Group|