The Oxford Book of Children's Verse

The Oxford Book of Children's Verse

by Iona Archibald Opie
     
 

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This anthology brings together the outstanding verse written for children over a period of five hundred years. It contains more than 300 poems written by 123 authors, and includes the rhymed precepts of medieval times. See more details below

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This anthology brings together the outstanding verse written for children over a period of five hundred years. It contains more than 300 poems written by 123 authors, and includes the rhymed precepts of medieval times.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Mary Quattlebaum
This work brings together old and more contemporary poems for children. By the editors of The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.
From the Publisher

"A wonderful collection of poetry that has stood the 'test of times.'"--Elaine Kitchings, Jacksonville University

"The Oxford Book of Children's Verse was first published in 1973, and has long been recognized as an essential companion for 'the mature of all ages, no matter how young.'"--Yellow Brick Road

"This is a sophisticated collection ranging from the medieval to the modern, with poems of interest to all ages."--Ann Lloyd Merriman, Between the Bookends

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198121404
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/17/1973
Series:
Oxford Books of Verse Series
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.18(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

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