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The Paradise of Childhood A Practical Guide to Kindergartners

Author: Edward Wiebe; Milton Bradley (editor)
Price: $60.00
Publisher: Milton Bradley Company
Publisher Location: Springfield, MA
Book Condition: Good +
Edition: Quarter Century Edition
Pub Date: 1896
The Quarter Century edition. corners bumped and worn through, hinges starting, previous owner's inscription (Annie Foote Smith) to front endpaper. Aside from launching the board game in America, an act which made his fortune, Milton Bradley was an early exponent of the kindergarten movement of childhood education, a position he came to through his interest in the ideas and writings of the German Romantic philosopher and educational reformer Friedrich Froebel. He was introduced to these ideas by Edward Wiebe and the relationship between the two German emigres led to this book which was first published in 1869. This Quarter Century Edition of Wiebe's book also contains A Life of Friedrich Froebel by Henry W. Blake. First printing thus, no others noted. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.