Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes: Selected full-text books and articles

The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book By Iona Opie; Peter Opie Oxford University Press, 1955
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The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes By Iona Opie; Peter Opie Oxford University Press, 1997 (2nd edition)
The Natural History of Make-Believe: A Guide to the Principal Works of Britain, Europe, and America By John Goldthwaite Oxford University Press, 1996
Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "The World Three Inches Tall: The Descent of the Nursery Rhyme"
English Children's Books, 1600 to 1900 By Percy Muir B.T. Batsford, 1954
Librarian's tip: "A Note on Nursery Rhymes" begins on p. 76
The English Carol By Erik Routley Oxford University Press, 1959
The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature By Humphrey Carpenter; Mari Prichard Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: "Nursery Rhymes or Mother Goose Rhymes" begins on p. 382
Times & Tides By Tudor-Craig, Pamela History Today, Vol. 47, No. 1, January 1997
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