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The Lamb Cycle

What the Great English Poets Would Have Written About Mary and her Lamb (Had They Thought of It First)

Written by David R. Ewbank and illustrated by Kate Feiffer

Published By Brandeis University Press

The rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb” told in the style—and substance— of the great English poets from Edmund Spenser to Stevie Smith.

Advance praise from poet Billy Collins:

"David Ewbank’s versatility in the art of literary imitation is nothing short of shapeshifting. "

Advance praise from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Geraldine Brooks: "The Lamb Cycle made me laugh with delight even as it delivered a masterclass on poetic form... The poems are perfectly paired with Kate Feiffer’s elegant illustrations, brimming with wit and wonderment."

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