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Child Drama by Peter Slade (1966 Hardback)


£45.00

Very good condition used 1966 7th Impression
Edition Hardback with intact Dust Jacket.

Published by University of London Press.
Author: Peter Slade.
Foreword by Dame Sybil Thorndike.
ISBN: 0340085983.
Approx dims: 215mm h x 170mm w x 32mm d.

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Child Drama by Peter Slade

Condition and Description:

Very good condition used 1966 7th Impression Edition Hardback with intact Dust Jacket.

Published by University of London Press, London.
Author: Peter Slade.
Foreword by Dame Sybil Thorndike.
ISBN: 0340085983.
Approx dims: 215mm h x 170mm w x 32mm d.

Intact good condition dust jacket with some tears to edges, foxing to back cover and inside DJ covers, slight creasing to edges, slight rubbing and some signs of handling. Intact rolled and slightly creased spine. DJ over very good condition red cloth boards. 379 clean, slightly off white pages of English text with over 150 b&w photo illustrations and b&w diagrams, no inscriptions. Slight sunning to page ends. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of Child Drama by Peter Slade:

In this book, the author reveals that not only are there obvious forms of dramatic play, but that there exists a Child’s Drama – an art form in it’s own right. This is exactly what Professor Cizek said of Child Art and Mr Slade’s book is in may ways a parallel and compliment to that conception.

The book is in three parts:

Part 1: Observation, describes each phase through which the child passes from babyhood to the growing youth.

Part 2: The Teacher, includes a remarkable set of reports on work in schools so as to help teachers in the most positive manner.

Part 3: Out-Of-School, contains considerable new thought and suggestions on various types of children’s theatre, films, puppets, masks and make-up, and sections of great importance to parents.

This pioneer work, with more than 150 b&w photographs and diagrams, puts the whole case for the existence of a Child Drama. It is a book for every teacher, parent and drama enthusiast to read and care; an outstanding contribution to our knowledge of child education and behaviour.

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