Focusing on the earliest years (0-8), the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a comprehensive overview of the research, theory, and current practice in the field of child development.
The new edition is fully up to date with current policy and legislation and now includes;
* New `Research boxes' in each chapter helping students link theory to practice
* Increased coverage on children's social and emotional development
* A brand new companion website including a selection of free SAGE Journal articles, annotated further readings, weblinks and useful online materials.