WorldCat Identities

Opie, Peter

Overview
Works: 142 works in 754 publications in 1 language and 26,927 library holdings
Genres: Nursery rhymes  Poetry  Folklore  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Singing games  History  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Games  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Director, Contributor, Compiler
Classifications: PN6110.C4, 398.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Opie
The Oxford Book of Children's Verse by Iona Opie( Book )

46 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,753 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 Opie( Book )

70 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,933 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 Opie( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rhymes and riddles traditionally passed on orally from child to child
The lore and language of schoolchildren by Iona Opie( Book )

100 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 1,518 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 Opie( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,057 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 Opie( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the histories of singing games such as ring a ring o' roses, oranges and lemons and others, and is an exposition both of the workings of folklore, and of the perennial ways of young children when left to play on their own. Each of the 150 games is described in historical detail
The little dog laughed by Lucy Cousins( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nursery rhymes, including "Ride a Cock Horse," "Jack and Jill," "Old King Cole," and "Wee Willie Winkie."
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 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 4, 5, 6, e, i
The Puffin book of nursery rhymes by Iona Opie( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of favorite rhymes found in folk literature and lesser known rhymes passed down in regional or family traditions
The Lucy Cousins book of nursery rhymes by Lucy Cousins( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-three 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!
Three centuries of nursery rhymes and poetry for children: [catalogue of] an exhibition held at the National Book League, May 1973 by Iona Opie( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's games by Iona Opie( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I want to be a success by Peter Opie( Book )

2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 3 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)

Питер Опи английский исследователь-фольклорист

オーピー, ピーター

Languages
English (377)

Covers
The Oxford nursery rhyme bookThe Oxford book of narrative verseI saw Esau : the schoolchild's pocket bookThe lore and language of schoolchildrenA nursery companionThe Puffin book of nursery rhymesThe Lucy Cousins book of nursery rhymes