WorldCat Identities

Opie, Peter

Overview
Works: 134 works in 685 publications in 4 languages and 26,596 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Folklore  Juvenile works  Poetry  Reference works  Dictionaries  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Director, Compiler
Classifications: PN6110.C4, 398.8
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Most widely held works by Peter Opie
The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

110 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 4,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over five hundred traditional nursery rhymes, accompanied by illustrations and detailed notes about each rhyme
The classic fairy tales by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

42 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the texts of twenty-four well-known fairy tales as they were first printed in English and summarizes the history of each title, especially from the textual point of view
The Oxford Book of Children's Verse by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Oxford nursery rhyme book by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

65 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"800 rhymes. 600 illustrations."
The Oxford book of narrative verse by Iona, ed Opie( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of fifty-nine poems spans six hundred years of literary tradition, from Chaucer to Auden, and includes such selections as Pope's "Rape of the Lock" and Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner."
I saw Esau : the schoolchild's pocket book by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rhymes and riddles traditionally passed on orally from child to child
Children's games in street and playground. Chasing, catching, seeking, hunting, racing, duelling, exerting, daring, guessing, acting, pretending by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

54 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lore and language of schoolchildren by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

89 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the customs, rites, superstitions, omens, beliefs, rhymes, chants, riddles, and similar lore and language of children in the British Isles
A nursery companion by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents reproductions of a variety of early 19th-century children's books including rhymed alphabets, nursery rhymes, a pictorial grammar, limericks, and nonsense rhymes
The singing game by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teksten en (veelal) muziek van oude kinderzangspelletjes, aangevuld met een geschiedenis van het genre en impressies van de wijze waarop (sommige) kinderen ze nog in ere houden
Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books by William Targ( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children and their books : a celebration of the work of Iona and Peter Opie by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family book of nursery rhymes by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 4, 5, 6, e, i
Children's games with things : marbles, fivestones, throwing and catching, gambling, hopscotch, chucking and pitching, ball-bouncing, skipping, tops and tipcat by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This final volume of the Opies' acclaimed trilogy deals with children's games that use equipment - such as marbles, skipping, fivestones, and ball-bouncing. They describe rules of play, the history of the game, and accompanying rhymes and chants
The Lucy Cousins book of nursery rhymes by Lucy Cousins( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six Mother Goose rhymes spring to life in this jazzy, pizzazy collection, boldly illustrated by Lucy Cousins. Inside you'll find all the classics, including "Humpty Dumpty", "Old King Cole", "Hey, Diddle Diddle", "Wee Willie Winkie", and more. Simply and vibrantly designed, these old favorites will delight eyes and ears alike!
The Puffin book of nursery rhymes by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of favorite rhymes found in folk literature and lesser known rhymes passed down in regional or family traditions
Three centuries of nursery rhymes and poetry for children: [catalogue of] an exhibition held at the National Book League, May 1973 by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three centuries of nursery rhymes and poetry for children by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's games in street and playground by Iona Archibald Opie( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford Book of Children's Verse
Alternative Names
Mason Opie, Peter 1918-1982

Opie, Peter Manson

Opie, Peter Mason 1918-1982

Peter Opie British scholar of children's literature

Peter Opie folklorist uit Egypte (1918-1982)

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The classic fairy talesThe Oxford Book of Children's VerseThe Oxford nursery rhyme bookThe Oxford book of narrative verseI saw Esau : the schoolchild's pocket bookThe lore and language of schoolchildrenA nursery companionChildren's games with things : marbles, fivestones, throwing and catching, gambling, hopscotch, chucking and pitching, ball-bouncing, skipping, tops and tipcat