Adam Blatner

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Originally posted on August 4, 2019

I have written a number of books about the use of play and spontaneity in both therapeutic and non-therapeutic settings, including my newest work, Action Explorations.

However, it has been difficult for some people to find copies of some of my older books, especially in non-US markets. Well, no longer! On the occasion of my 82nd birthday tomorrow, I am releasing three of my books as downloadable scanned PDF files:

Legal note: I am specifically not “open-sourcing” these; I still retain the copyright in all three works. You may download and use these under the Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike” license. For example, you may translate or excerpt all or part of these books, but you may not sell that work (it has to also be freely available under Creative Commons).

If you have questions about the books, please feel free to contact me at