Author

Iona Opie

Biography

Iona Opie (1923-2017) dedicated her life to collecting and preserving children’s rhymes as an art form and believed that “nursery rhymes are good for you.” In partnership with her late husband, Peter Opie, she edited many acclaimed books of children’s folklore, including The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.

Most Popular Iona Opie Books

My Very First Mother Goose book
Rosemary Wells, Iona Opie
Picture book
My Very First Mother Goose book
Rosemary Wells, Iona Opie
Picture book
6.0
I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book book
Maurice Sendak, Peter Opie, Iona Opie
Chapter book
Tomie's Little Mother Goose book
Tomie dePaola, Iona Opie
Board book
5.5

All Iona Opie Books

My Very First Mother Goose Book Series

Collaborators

Maurice Sendak
Peter Opie
Rosemary Wells
Tomie dePaola

Personal Info

Books Stats

4Authored

Most Recent Book

My Very First Mother Goose book
Rosemary Wells, Iona Opie
Picture book
6.0

Highest Rated Book

My Very First Mother Goose book
Rosemary Wells, Iona Opie
Picture book
6.0

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