Babies need books

New Zealand, 1982

Film
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A mother, grandmother, teacher and children’s bookseller, Dorothy Butler believes that books should play a crucial role in children’s lives right from the first months. The film is an informative and entertaining introduction to 58 favourite children’s books.

Credits

producer

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

production company

New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

01:49:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33514

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reading

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - New Zealand

Literature → Literature

Literature → Reading

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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