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Once Upon an If: The Storythinking Handbook Paperback – 30 Jan 2014

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  • Paperback: 266 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Education (30 Jan. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1441118144
  • ISBN-13: 978-1441118141
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 564,853 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Tell me a story!' is a perennial plea, and we are all of us the richer for that. This book shows clearly why. --Anne Fine, second Children's Laureate

Peter's book almost hijacked my day. Week. I resisted the multiple temptations of the contents pages...sort of. It was a challenge: sections full of shiny things calling out, 'Read me! Try me out! Have a think about me! --Mike Fleetham, Education consultant and creator of

The royal road to better thinking lies through philosophy, and Peter Worley is guiding whole generations of better thinkers along it. He is doing a great service wonderfully well. --A. C. Grayling, Master of the New College of the Humanities

About the Author

Peter Worley teaches philosophy in schools every week. He is a Resident Philosopher at 6 state primary schools in London and he is the founder and CEO of The Philosophy Foundation (, a charity that specialises in philosophy in primary and secondary schools, based in the UK. Peter has over 20 years' experience in teaching and regularly gives talks and presentations about philosophy in schools. He is a Fellow of the RSA and is a Visiting Research Associate at King s College London.

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5.0 out of 5 starsA breakthrough to help students "see" the world based on their own personal narrative. Excellent!
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