Towards a curriculum for the young child
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Towards a curriculum for the young child

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Published by International Schools Association in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Education, Preschool -- Curricula.

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Edition Notes

Statemented. by Nansi Poirel, Paul Scheid, Gernot Scheid.
ContributionsPoirel, Nansi., Scheid, Paul, 1908-, Scheid, Gernot.
LC ClassificationsLB1140.4 .T68
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4190258M
LC Control Number80468803

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