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Published by The University in Iowa City .
Written in English


  • Imagination.,
  • Child psychology.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe preschool child, The development of imagination in.
Statementby Elizabeth Gordon Andrews, PH.D.
SeriesUniversity of Iowa. Studies in character., vol. III, no. 4
LC ClassificationsLB1062 .A5 1930
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6764522M
LC Control Number31027396

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