Authors

Claudia Lewis

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Claudia Lewis shares with the reader the delightful and surprising ways in which her class of four and five-year-olds describe the world around them. They refreshingly bypass grown-up cliches with their own version of description: "Easy as drinking water," "fast as you see yourself in the mirror," "flat as a necktie." Although written in 1938, the reader can easily "hear" the same wondrous language in young children today.

Publication Date

10-2-2015

Publisher

Bank Street College of Education

City

New York

Keywords

children's language, word play, early childhood education

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Educational Methods | Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Comments

Bank Street College of Education Publications No. 17. Childhood Education, v. 14, p. 314-315, March 1938, Reissued 1962. Reprinted by permission of the Association for Childhood Education International.

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