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I saw Esau : the schoolchild's pocket book

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie; Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. paperback edView all editions and formats
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A collection of rhymes and riddles traditionally passed on orally from child to child.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie; Maurice Sendak
ISBN: 0763611999 9780763611996
OCLC Number: 45586588
Notes: Original edition: I saw Esau : traditional rhymes of youth. London, Williams and Northgate, 1947.
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Beginning of term --
"Esau" and other dramas --
Characters --
Nonsense --
Insults --
Retaliation --
Reality --
Graces --
Riddles --
More characters --
School law --
Narratives --
Teasing and repartee --
Counting-off rhymes --
Game rhymes --
Guile-malicious --
Guile-innocent --
More insults --
Still more characters --
Verbal fun --
Book protection --
Book desecration --
Mock scholastic --
On some famous teachers --
Lamentation --
Reproachfulness --
Seasonal --
Contempt --
Incantation --
Lullabies-adolescent style --
End of term.
Responsibility: edited by Iona and Peter Opie ; illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

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A collection of rhymes and riddles traditionally passed on orally from child to child.

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