One of my favourite childhood poems was The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, written in 1871. Full of nonsense that makes perfect sense to every child, its appeal lingers on. You can listen to it, if you care to, in the animated clip below.
This little pea green boat looks to be just the ticket for fowl and feline to set sail in. 5" x 7" in oils on canvas panel