[Ebook] The Lore of the Playground By Steve Roud – 1sm.info

The Lore of the Playground A Fascinating Survey Of 100 Years Of Children S Games And RhymesFrom Conkers To Marbles, From Skipping To Tag, Not Forgetting One Potato, Two Potato And Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mo, Lore Of The Playground Explores The World Of Britain S Playgrounds, And Looks At The Games Children Have Enjoyed And The Rhymes They Have Chanted Over The Past Hundred Years And Each Generation, It Emerges, Has Had Its Own Favorites Knock Down Ginger In The 1950s, Chain Tig In The 1970s Some Pastimes, Such As Skipping, Have Proved Remarkably Resilient, Their Complicated Rules Carefully Handed Down From One Class To The Next Many Are Now The Stuff Of Distant Memory And Some Traditions Have Proved To Be Strongly Regional, Loved By Children In One Part Of Britain, Unknown To Those Elsewhere All Are Brilliantly And Meticulously Recorded By Steve Roud, Who Has Drawn On Interviews With Hundreds Of People Aged From Eight To 80, To Create A Fascinating Picture Of All Our Childhoods.


About the Author: Steve Roud

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10 thoughts on “The Lore of the Playground

  1. says:

    Fascinating meander through the history of childrens playground games Lots of memories of games played in the pastsome that I thought were unique to my school weren t


  2. says:

    Fun to page through I was amazed at how similar British and American childhood games are


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