Play and children with special needs by Paul Soames

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Published in Birmingham (Play Board .

Written in English

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  • Playgrounds -- Great Britain -- Directories.,
  • Handicapped children -- Great Britain.

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Statement(produced jointly for Fair Play for Children and Play Board by Paul Soames and Peter Heseltine).
ContributionsHeseltine, Peter, 1939-, Soames, Paul., Play Board., Fair Play for Children.
LC ClassificationsGV433.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15327994M
ISBN 100948105003

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