Children"s play: a study of needs and opportunities

a study for the Council for Children"s Welfare by Anthea Holme

Publisher: Joseph in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 316 Downloads: 225
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Bibliography: p. 294-306.

Statement[by] Anthea Holme and Peter Massie.
Series[Live issues]
ContributionsMassie, Peter., Council for Children"s Welfare.
LC ClassificationsGV433.G72 H6 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p., 16 plates (1 fold.).
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4057436M
ISBN 100718105710
LC Control Number79476821

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