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Imaginary companions and the children who create them

Author: Marjorie Taylor; ebrary, Inc.; EBSCOhost.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marjorie Taylor provides an informed look at current thinking about pretend friends, dispelling any myths about them. Not only are imaginary companions surprisingly common, the children who have them  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Taylor; ebrary, Inc.; EBSCOhost.
ISBN: 9780195077049 0195077040
OCLC Number: 889028621
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface ; 1. Introduction ; 2. What Are Imaginary Companions Like? ; 3. The Characteristics of Children Who Create Imaginary Companions ; 4. Why Do Children Create Imaginary Companions? ; 5. Do Children Think Their Imaginary Companions Are Real? ; 6. What Happens to the Imaginary Companions Created in Early Childhood? ; 7. Do Older Children and Adults Create Imaginary Companions? ; 8. Fantasy in the Lives of Children and Adults ; Notes ; References ; Acknowledgments ; Permissions ; Index
Other Titles: Ebrary Academic Complete International Subscription Collection.
EBook Academic Subscription Collection - Worldwide.
Responsibility: Marjorie Taylor.

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It's a lovely introduction into the fantasy life of a child. * Washington Post *

 
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