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A child's work : the importance of fantasy play

Author: Vivian Gussin Paley
Publisher: Chicago, [Ill.] ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'A Child's Work' explores the stunningly original language of children in their role-playing and story-telling. Paley examines the developing logic and learning that allow children to construct meaning in their worlds, meaning that carries through into their adult lives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Gussin Paley
ISBN: 9780226644899 0226644898
OCLC Number: 1158423151
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 111 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Vivian Gussin Paley.

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In A Child's Work, innovative and widely respected educator Vivian Gussin Paley offers a manifesto against the decline of children's creative time, making the case for the critical role of fantasy  Read more...

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"This irresistible book is Vivian Gussin Paley at her very best.... Paley's defence of fantasy play is fuelled by urgency and a passionate interest in children and everything they do.... [A Child's Read more...

 
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