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www.redleafpress.org © 2009 by Carolyn Edwards, the Municipality of Reggio Emilia-Istituzione Preschools and Infant-Toddler Centers, and Reggio Children S.r.l.
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The translation of the diary is an authorized translation of the publication originally published in Italian in 1983 by the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, Italy,
under the title Il diario al nido per fermare la storia dei bambini: Storia di Laura.
International center for the defense and promotion of the rights and potential of all children
Reggio Emilia, Italy. All rights reserved.
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www.reggiochildren.it First edition 2009
Jacket design by Brad Norr Design
Interior typeset in Fairfield and designed by Jim Handrigan
See page 139 for jacket and interior photo credits.
Printed in Canada
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23456789 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Il diario al nido per fermare la storia dei bambini : Storia di Laura. English
The diary of Laura : perspectives on a Reggio Emilia Diary / edited by Carolyn Edwards and Carlina Rinaldi. — 1st ed.
Translation of: Il diario al nido per fermare la storia dei bambini : Storia di Laura.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 978-1-933653-52-5 (alk. paper)
1. Reggio Emilia approach (Early childhood education) 2. Education, Preschool—Italy—Reggio Emilia. I. Edwards, Carolyn P. II. Rinaldi, Carlina.
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