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The lore of the playground : the children's world- then and now

Author: Stephen Roud
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From conkers to marbles, from British Bulldog to tag, not forgetting 'one potato, two potato' and 'eeny, meeny, miny, mo', The Lore of the Playground looks at the games children have enjoyed, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Roud
ISBN: 9780099505273 0099505274
OCLC Number: 751063537
Notes: Originally published: London: Random House, 2010.
Description: xv, 560 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Steve Roud.

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"[A] delightful compendium ... Roud's indefatigable research proves that a great variety is still being played ... An appealing picture of our children emerges from this book ... As [it] richly Read more...

 
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