Sanderson, Julee

Sanderson, Julee

Julee Sanderson

1 December 2002Review

New Society Publishers, 2002. ISBN ISBN 0 8657 1441 X, 144pp, £8.95

I reviewed this book with the help of a group of 11-14-year-old girls and a sense of trepidation: how well would this group of children take to playing games that involved no competition or eventual winner?

The tag games worked very well, the girls enjoying the time to run and chase. The games that involved the girls putting themselves at risk of capture to help out others (Help-me Tag, Clam-Free Tag) helped highlight the girls who were easily willing to take the risk for friends and…