As I recall, it wasn't the link to Lamb that was the issue, but the
characterization of it as a book of synopses. Baaaaaaaaat, your recall
maaaaaaay be different.
Carroll put it well in distinguishing "between 'awful' poems which
one remembers and ordinary bad verse." It's not too late to hint that
you'd like a gift of _The Stuffed Owl: An anthology of Bad Verse_,
edited by D.B. Wyndham Lewis and Charles Lee, cartoons by Max Beerbohm.