Child's Work The Importance of Fantasy Play

ISBN-10: 0226644898

ISBN-13: 9780226644899

Edition: 2005

Authors: Vivian Gussin Paley

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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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Book details

List price: $11.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 111
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Vivian Gussin Paley, a former kindergarten teacher, is the winner of a MacArthur Award and of the 1998 American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement given by the Before Columbus Foundation.

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Looking for Peter Rabbit
Frogs, Kittens, and Bad Guys
Before There Was School, There Were Stories
Big A and Little a
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The Art of Conversation
Who Owns the Subject?
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Proving What We Know
The Subject Was a Puzzle Piece
Tom and Jerry
Pretenses and Perceptions
What If?
Franklin in the Blocks
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