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The Oxford book of children's verse

By: OPIE, IONA ED

Part of the Oxford books of verse series
0192801880 / 9780192801883
Paperback
821'.008
21/03/2002
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England
20 cm xxxii, 407 p. : ill.
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Reprint. Originally published: 1973.

This anthology brings together the verse written for children over a period of five hundred years.

It contains more than 300 poems written by 123 authors, and includes the rhymed precepts of medieval times, the admonitory verse of Elizabethan Puritans, the inspirational verse of Blake and Christopher Smart.This anthology also includes the nonsense verses of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll, the nursery verses of Robert Louis Stevenson and A.

A. Milne, and the poetical imaginings of Christina Rossetti, Eleanor Farjeon, and Walter de la Mare.

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Y Children's, Teenage & educational

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