Planning and observation of children under three
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Planning and observation of children under three by Helen Bradford

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


  • Child development,
  • Early childhood education,
  • Planning,
  • EDUCATION / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and index.

StatementHelen Bradford
SeriesSupporting children from birth to three
LC ClassificationsLB1139.23 .B735 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 102 p. :
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25287804M
ISBN 109780415612678, 9780415612685, 9780203135907
LC Control Number2011030074

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