P447 ORACLE 447 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:02 4-Tel               Pl      sa   CONTENTS       ha   We take a look at a  e   book all about childhood  s    as Childhood, the series,    finishes tomorrow.         op   And now's your last  Jo   chance to enter our    Northern Exposure  if   competition...                  1/5 Next Feature Back-Up Sports Bookworld
P447 ORACLE 447 Sat25 Apr C4 2101:11  4-Tel       ABOUT  BOOKS  The Treasures Of Childhood Part one of this beautifully and lavishly illustrated book charts the development of children's literature from the humble chap-book to the the comics of the twentieth century. Children's book expert Brain Alderson provides an excellent and illuminating commentary on both the forgotten ephemera and the cherished classics of the genre. Iona Opie, in part two, takes us on a guided tour of the toys and games...  3/5 Next Feature Back-Up Sports Bookworld
P447 ORACLE 447 Sat25 Apr C4 2101:00  4-Tel       ABOUT  BOOKS  The Treasures Of Childhood Iona Opie shows us the treasures of the Temple, where the toys from the Opie Collection are kept. She opens just some of the 396 boxes to uncover such delights as Spink's Folly, a thoroughbred rocking horse, and Miss Dollie Daisie Dimple, a cardboard doll. All the items are miraculous survivors from the rough-and-tumble of play and most of them are in both mint condition and their original packaging. Alex White  4/5 Next Feature Back-Up Sports Bookworld
P447 ORACLE 447 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:11  4-Tel       ABOUT  BOOKS  The Treasures Of Childhood I & P Opie and Alderson (Pavilion £20) C4: Childhood, Tomorrow at 8.30pm Tomorrow sees the conclusion of the series about how children develop around the world. We take a look at Iona and Peter Opie's books that gathers together all sorts of things to do with childhood. They amassed a substantial collection of toys and games alongside a vast library of childhood literature.  2/5 Next Feature Back-Up Sports Bookworld
P447 ORACLE 447 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:02  4-Tel       ABOUT  BOOKS  Northern Exposure Competition Would you like to take a little bit of Cicely home with you? We have five Northern Exposure books (Mandarin at £3.99) to give away. Just answer this: What is the name of Joel's nurse? a Hot Lips b Florence c Marilyn Answers on a postcard by April 27 to: Northern Exposure Competition, 4-Tel, 142 Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7AE  5/5 Next Feature Back-Up Sports Bookworld