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The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play
Anthony D. Pellegrini, ed.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. References, index, 377 pp. $135.00 cloth. ISBN: 9780129539300
A first impression is that this is an elegantly organized and presented addition to the proliferating literature on children’s play. Most of the authors of this edited volume have distinguished themselves as major contributors to the literature on children’s play. So, one might wonder, what’s new? Do we need yet another beautiful book about play? If so, why this one?