Drawing with children a creative teaching and learning method that works for adults, too by Mona Brookes

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Published by J.P. Tarcher, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in Los Angeles, New York .

Written in English

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  • Drawing -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Drawing ability in children.,
  • Drawing -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Drawing -- Study and teaching.,
  • Interaction analysis in education.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMona Brookes ; foreword by Ann Lewin.
LC ClassificationsNC615 .B7 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2720876M
ISBN 100874773954, 0874773962
LC Control Number86014342

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