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

production company

New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

producer

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

Duration

01:49:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323697

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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