Child’s Play

Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children

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Cover of Child's Play
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Source: Museum Victoria
Edited by Kate Darian-Smith and June Factor
RRP $9.95
Published by Museum Victoria
Paperback, black & white illustrations, 240pp

Child’s Play re-publishes US scholar Dorothy Howard’s essays on Australian children in the 1950s, alongside contextual essays by international scholars in the fields of history and folklore. Contains photographs from the Australian Children’s Folklore Collection.