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The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Definitive work about the Mother Goose canon, which will enable teachers to have greater understanding of the more than 500 rhymes and songs studied by the Opies, their variants and parallels, and origin.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0198600887 9780198600886
OCLC Number: 671871926
Description: 559 pages
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
Responsibility: edited by Iona and Peter Opie.

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The second revised edition of this dictionary bringing together over 500 nursery rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, lullabies, and rhyming alphabets traditionally handed on to young children. This book  Read more...

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