Backyards for Kids: Playhouses, Sandboxes, Tree Forts, Swing Sets, Sports Areas, and More

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Oxmoor House, Jan 31, 2008 - House & Home - 144 pages
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Give them room to roam outdoors and fun places to play and youll create backyard memories that will last a lifetimewith the added benefit of getting kids away from their computers and video games. Like its successful predecessor, Kids Places to Play, Backyards for Kids is loaded with ideas and how-to instruction for building projects like swing sets and treehouses, with innovative ideas for integrating play areas into the overall landscape design that adults will appreciate as well. Author Ziba Kashef, who has a young son, was editor in chief of Pregnancy magazine and was also previously on the editorial staff at McCalls and Parenting magazines. Features:

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this is the same book i had seen in stores but more expensive. I was thrilled to find it at Overstock for much less. It arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Exactly what I wanted. Read full review

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Notes: giant playhouses dominate the book wish there were more ideas for small yards Read full review

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About the author (2008)

ZIBA KASHEF is a senior editor at ESSENCE "RM" and a health writer. In addition to writing and editing articles for that publication, she has also written on a variety of health-related topics for such publications as Good Housekeeping and the New York Post. She is also a contributing writer for Black Parenting Book. Formerly a senior editor at Sesame Street Parents magazine and an associate editor at McCall's, Ziba is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

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