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The Oxford Book of Children's Verse


Editor(s):Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Compiler(s):Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
Year Published: 1973
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Poetry – Ballads
Poetry – Humorous
Poetry – Lyric
Poetry- Miscellaneous
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 407
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
This is an Anthology
ISBN-10: 0198121407
ISBN-13: 9780198121404
OCLC: 807591953


The object of this collection is "to make available in one place the classics of children's poetry: that small satchelful of verse whose existence constitutes one of the pleasing advantages of being born to the English tongue."