Rusty Keeler Reviewed by Ric McConaghy There are times when you can judge a book by its cover. Two imps peering out from behind a moss covered tree trunk suggest that Natural Playspaces ; Creating Outdoor Play Environments for the … Read More
Tim Gill (2007) London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; 94 pages This review by Martha Driessnack is reproduced with kind permission from the Children, Youth and Environments Journal. ( Vol. 18 No. 1, 2008) Anyone interested in childhood and how it is … Read More
The Playful Brain, by play researchers Sergio and Vivian Pellis of the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada) is an erudite exploration of the science and mystery of play. The book is targeted to a general audience – but an educated one – with a strong interest in the adaptive nature of play in human and non-human animals.