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The Oxford book of children's verse.

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A chronologically arranged anthology of 332 selections spanning five hundred years of American and British poetry, from Chaucer to Ogden Nash. Includes source and biographical notes.
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Opie, Iona Archibald.
Oxford book of children's verse.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1973
(OCoLC)574842312
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
ISBN: 0198121407 9780198121404
OCLC Number: 653494
Description: xxxi, 407 pages 23 cm
Contents: Controlling the tongue / Geoffrey Chaucer --
a cradle song / Thomas Dekker --
Upon the weathercock / John Bunyan --
David and Goliath / Nathaniel Crouch --
The ten commandments / Anonymous --
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild / Charles Wesley --
Henry's secret / Dorothy Kilner --
The little black boy / William Blake --
Written in the album of a child / William Wordsworth --
Metrical feet / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
How to write a letter / Elizabeth Turner --
Choosing a name ; Feigned courage / Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb --
Lullaby of an infant chief / Sir Walter Scott --
There was a naughty boy / John Keats. Partial contents cont'd : Willie Winkie / William Miller --
An alphabet / Edward Lear --
Minnie and Winnie / Lord Tennyson --
Table rules for little folks / Anonymous --
The lobster quadrille / Lewis Carroll --
In school-days / John Greenleaf Whittier --
A crown of windflowers ; Flint / Christina Rossetti --
Birthday verses / James Russell Lowell --
The land of counterpane / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The hump / Rudyard Kipling --
Us two / A.A. Milne --
The song of the jellicles / T.S. Eliot --
Morning prayer / Ogden Nash.
Responsibility: Chosen and edited, with notes, by Iona and Peter Opie.

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A chronologically arranged anthology of 332 selections spanning five hundred years of American and British poetry, from Chaucer to Ogden Nash. Includes source and biographical notes.

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