Chapter 1. What Is Play and Why Is It Important?
Chapter 2. Types of Play, Culture, and Disabilities
Chapter 3. Social Play: Development and Variations
Chapter 4. Adult-Child Play Interactions and Play Intervention
Chapter 5. The Play of Infants and Toddlers
Chapter 6. The Play of Preschool and Kindergarten Children
Chapter 7. The Play of Primary Age Children
Jeffrey Trawick-Smith is Professor Emeritus in the Center for Early Childhood Education at Eastern Connecticut State University, USA.