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Iona Opie

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(1923 - )

Iona Opie

Iona Archibald Opie and her husband Peter Mason Opie were a married team of folklorists. They applied modern techniques to children’s literature. They are also noted anthologists, and assembled large collections of children’s literature, toys, and games.



Bibliography

A Family Book of Nursery Rhymes (1964)

An extensive collection of nursery rhymes from those indefatigable collectors, the Opies.

Author(s): Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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I Saw Esau (1947)

A collection of schoolyard rhymes. The illustrated dust jacket is from the second issue.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Anne Ainscough

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The Opie Book of Nursery Rhymes (1997)

A copious and critical collection of nursery rhymes.

Author(s): Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes (1951)

The definitive collection of nursery rhymes in English.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Various

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The Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes (1963)

An extensive collection of nursery rhymes by those indefatigable collectors, the Opies.

Author(s): Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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Tail Feathers from Mother Goose (1988)

A collection of nursery rhymes, each illustrated by a different artist.

Author(s): Iona Opie
Peter Opie
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg
Nicola Bayley

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