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Museum of Childhood : a book of childhood things

Author: Sarah Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V & A Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Museum of Childhood traces the history of childhood through some of the museum's most cherished objects. The book reveals how children have played, dressed, learned and grown through the ages, by turns intriguing, poignant and nostalgic. Sarah Wood also tells the story of how one of the world's best collections related to childhood came to reside in Bethnal Green, London. From the oldest surviving English  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 9781851777037 1851777032
OCLC Number: 782998216
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Babies & childcare --
Childhood & society --
Identity & clothing --
Learning development through play --
Iconic toys.
Responsibility: Sarah Wood.

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