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What a Memory!

By (author) Chiara Piroddi
Illustrated by Camilla Garofano


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  • Games based in cognitive models
  • Stimulates children's natural curiosity for how memory works
  • Activities and story come together
  • Poster included
  • Suitable for years 5 - 7
Full Description

While on a camping holiday, a grandfather and his grandchildren enjoy a variety of fun memory games! Their differences in age and ability to remember will lead them to wonder how memory works and why memory changes with age. Information and explanations about the magic of memory are provided through each activity and game – including the cognitive models for short-term, verbal and visuo-spatial memory processes by Baddeley. Ages 5-7

About the Author

Chiara Piroddi is a psychologist and psychotherapist, specialising in child and adolescent psychopathology. Graduating in Psychology in 2007 from the University of Pavia, she attended a Masters course in Neuropsychology in 2009, and in 2013 specialised in Cognitive Psychotherapy in Childhood and Adolescence after a four-year course at the Crocetta Clinical Center in Turin, Italy. Camilla Garofano was born in Empoli, Italy. After many years designing theatre costumes, she finally turned to designing imaginary worlds and creatures leading to a career in digital media, particularly in illustrations for children. She is a member of Fuffa, an illustration studio based in Tuscany that was created by a team of four friends passionate about illustration and books. Together they make picture, activity, and interactive books, as well as puzzles and toys. Between them, they have years of experience in the editorial field, and they share the same goal: to create something beautiful.

White Star
18th Oct 2023
Paperback / softback
World excluding USA & Canada; India non-exclusive; Italy non-exclusive
260 mm x 210 mm
64 Pages
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