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The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes

Author: Iona Opie; Peter Opie
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Over five hundred traditional nursery rhymes, accompanied by illustrations and detailed notes about each rhyme.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Opie; Peter Opie
ISBN: 0198600887 9780198600886
OCLC Number: 38119972
Notes: Includes indexes.
Includes index.
Description: xxix, 559 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
The singing tradition of nursery rhymes --
Nursery rhymes arranged in alphabetical order according to the most prominent word --
An index of notable figures associated with the invention, diffusion, or illustration of 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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