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I saw Esau : the schoolchild's pocket book / edited by Iona and Peter Opie ; illustrated by Maurice Sendak
1st U.S. ed
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1992
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPP.Isaw2I2 1992    AVAILABLE
Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Subject(s) Folk poetry, English -- Juvenile poetry
Children's poetry, English -- Juvenile poetry
Physical Description 160 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Summary A collection of rhymes and riddles traditionally passed on orally from child to child
Contents Beginning of term -- "Esau" and other dramas -- Characters -- Nonesense -- Insults -- Retaliation -- Reality -- Graces -- Riddles -- More Characters -- Teasing and repartee -- Counting-out rhymes -- Game rhymes -- Guile, malicious -- Guile, innocent -- More insults -- Still more characters -- Verbal fun -- Book protection -- Book desecration -- Mock scholastic -- On some famous teachers -- Lamentation -- Reproachfulness -- Seasonal -- Contempt -- Incantation -- Lullabies, adolescent style -- End of term
NOTE Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Alternate Author Opie, Iona Archibald
Opie, Peter
Sendak, Maurice, ill
Library donation, 2010

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