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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

This lesson is classified as: Poetry | IPA Symbols | Pronunciation | Vocabulary | Literature

This nonsense poem, The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, is much loved by children and adults alike because of its rhythm and nonsensical story. It was written for the three-year-old daughter of a friend and published in 1871 in the book Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets. Enjoy the poem and learn some new vocabulary while improving your pronunciation skills.


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