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Your child at play. conversation, creativity, and learning letters, words, and numbers by Marilyn M. Segal

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Published by Newmarket Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Play -- United States.,
  • Child development -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMarilyn Segal ; foreword by Wendy Masi.
LC ClassificationsHQ782 .S426 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701321M
ISBN 10155704337X, 1557043337
LC Control Number97049696

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