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  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: Open University Press (1 Nov. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0335209440
  • ISBN-13: 978-0335209446
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 1.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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"I would recommend it to experienced practitioners and playwork students, who seek to expand, update and challenge their current theoretical knowledge. There's plenty to stimulate the reflective playworker." - Miranda Walker (2003-05-01)

About the Author

Fraser Brown is senior lecturer on the BA (Hons) Playwork at Leeds Metropolitan University. For ten years he was Directort of the playwork training agency Children First, and previously held advisory posts with Playboard and the NPFA. He spent three years on an adventure playground in Runcorn, and managed a range of projects for the North West Play Association. For two years he was District Leisure Officer in Middlesbrough. His publications include Working Together: a Playwork Training Pack (1989), and School Playgrounds (1990). He is currently conducting research into the effects of therapeutic playwork on a group of abandoned children in Romania.


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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Elizabeth on 18 Feb. 2008
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this book looks into most things about play and playwork, it includes theory, practice and information to tickle your taste buds on the subject.
if you are on the course or working within the field of playwork this is a necessity to buy, as it provides you with everything you need to start off your learning.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. Lesley Creevy on 7 Jan. 2012
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This is a must for all those who are serious about play. The book is informative and would be a benefit to all those working in playwork
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By galaxygirl on 15 Oct. 2013
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I refer to this book constantly in my work. It's a must have book for anyone who works with children.
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