The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198600886
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/19/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 684,513
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.90(d)
Lexile: 1350L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Iona Opie is a leading authority on children's lore and literature. With her late husband, Peter Opie, she wrote the pioneering study of children's culture, The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren. The Opies have also edited The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book, and The Classic Fairy Tales.

Table of Contents

Preface; Preface to the Revised Edition; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; Nursery Rhymes arranged A-Z; Index of Notable Figures Associated with Nursery Rhymes; Index of First Lines

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was purchased for my 15 year old granddaughter that is being homeschooled. She is very interested in poetry. She says that the book is excellent and she really enjoys reading it. She has learned a lot from the book.