Elizabeth Jones is faculty emerita in human development at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, California. Gretchen Reynolds is on the faculty in the early childhood education program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Canada. Their other books on play include Master Players (Reynolds & Jones) and Playing to Get Smart (Jones & Cooper).
"This book offers magnificent descriptions and evidence-based
examples of how teachers can create a climate for learning via
play." -From the Foreword to the Second Edition by Kathy
Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University, and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff,
University of Delaware
"This book describes the knowledge that is required to foster play and to use it as a solid foundation on which to build learning."
-From the Foreword to the First Edition by Elizabeth Prescott, faculty emerita, Pacific Oaks College