Children and their books : a celebration of the work of Iona and Peter Opie / edited by Gillian Avery and Julia Briggs ; with a foreword by Iona Opie Avery, Gillian, 1926-

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Opie, Iona, 1923-; Opie, Iona Archibald.; Children - Books and reading - Great Britain - History.
  • Introduction / Gillian Avery and Julia Briggs
  • Collecting Children's Books: Self-indulgence and Scholarship / Brian Alderson
  • Selections from the Accession Diaries of Peter Opie / Clive Hurst
  • Children in Early Modern England / Keith Thomas
  • A Child Prophet: Martha Hatfield as The Wise Virgin / Nigel Smith
  • The Puritans and their Heirs / Gillian Avery
  • The Origins of the Fairy Tale for Children or, How Script Was Used to Tame the Beast in Us / Jack Zipes
  • 'Malbrouck s'en va-t-en guerre' or, How History Reaches the Nursery / Giles Barber
  • William Godwin as Children's Bookseller / William St. Clair
  • Dodgson, Carroll, and the Emancipation of Alice / John Batchelor
  • Arthur Hughes as Illustrator for Children / Kate Flint
  • Women Writers and Writing for Children: From Sarah Fielding to E. Nesbit / Julia Briggs
  • E. Nesbit and The Book of Dragons / W.W. Robinson
  • Excessively Impertinent Bunnies: The Subversive Element in Beatrix Potter / Humphrey Carpenter
  • The Wind in the Willows: The Vitality of a Classic / Neil Phillip
  • Henry James's Children / Barbara Everett
  • The Child in Walter de la Mare / John Bayley
  • Tolkien's Great War / Hugh Brogan
  • William Mayne / Alison Lurie
  • Children's Diaries / A.O.J. Cockshut
  • Children's Manuscript Magazines in the Bodleian Library / Olivia Bell and Alan Bell.
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