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The Opie Book of Nursery Rhymes

The Opie Book of Nursery Rhymes( )
Author: Opie, Iona
Opie, Peter
Artist: Baynes, Pauline
ISBN:978-0-14-038582-3
Publication Date:Jul 1997
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Puffin
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Nursery Rhymes
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.1 x 0.1 x 0.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Opie, Iona (Author)
Iona Margaret Opie was born on October 13, 1923. During World War II, she made meteorological maps in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She married Peter Opie in 1943. Together they collected children's rhymes, riddles, and street culture. Their books included I Saw Esau, The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book, The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, Children's Games in Street and Playground, and The Classic Fairy Tales.

After her husband's death in 1982, she continued the work alone. Her books included The People in the Playground, Tail Feathers from Mother Goose, Here Comes Mother Goose, A Dictionary of Superstitions, and Children's Games with Things. Her son Robert collaborated with her on The Treasures of Childhood. She was made CBE in 1999. She died on October 23, 2017 at the age of 94.

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