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Children's Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency

Hardback, 20/10/2015, £63.00
£56.70
Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, architecture and geography, and international contributors, this volume offers both students and scholars with an interest in the interdisciplinary study of childhood a range of ways of thinking spatially about children's lives.

Child Language: Acquisition and Development 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/2017, £29.99
£26.99
Presenting the latest thinking and research on how children acquire their first language, this book takes the reader from a standing start to the point where they can engage with key debates and current research in the field of child language.

Understanding Child Development 2ed

Paperback, 28/05/2010, £21.99
£19.79
Comprehensive guide to child development for Early Years Foundation degrees, Early Childhood Studies degrees, Level 4 qualifications in Child Care Learning and Development and for practitioners aiming for continuing professional development.

Child Development: A Practical Introduction 2nd ed.

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £23.99
£21.59
A clear and student friendly introduction to the field of child development, from a psychological approach.

Sociology of Children, Childhood and Generation

Paperback, 01/12/2015, £25.99
£23.39
An accessible exploration of the macro/micro question in relation to the sociology of childhood. A thoughtful yet approachable textbook with broad appeal across the social sciences.

Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence: An Active Learning Approach

Paperback, 08/01/2015, £91.00
£81.90
A chronologically organized child development text that provides unique and engaging Active Learning opportunities for students.

S/NVQ Book

Paperback, 01/07/2007, £21.00
£18.90

What Does It Mean To Be Two?

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £15.99
£14.39

What Does It Mean To Be Three?

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £15.99
£14.39

What Does It Mean To Be Four?

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £15.99
£14.39

What Does It Mean To Be One?

Paperback, 01/11/2009, £15.99
£14.39

Cradle of Knowledge: Development of Perception in Infancy

Paperback, 01/03/2000, £20.95
£18.86
In this comprehensive treatment of infant perception, Philip Kellman and Martha Arterberry bring together work at multiple levels to produce a new picture of perception's origins.

Understanding children & young people;development from 5-18

Paperback, 25/05/2007, £23.99
£21.59
Covers the developmental issues from mid-childhood through adolescence to young adulthood. This book is suitable for those studying, training and working with individuals in the age range of 5-18 years. It offers an informative and comprehensive coverage of these important transitional years.

S/NVQ Level 2 Children's Care Learning and Development

Paperback, 20/03/2008, £21.99
£19.79
Gives a complete Level 2 NVQ/SVQ CCLD coverage. This work has reference to the legislation and frameworks, making it the relevant and useful.

Childhood Today

Paperback, 07/08/2017, £24.99
£22.49
Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book explores what it means to be a 21st century child. Enduring topics as well as new concepts of childhood are unpicked to see how they influence practice, policy and education in an ever changing environment.

Baby Room: Principles, Policy and Practice

Paperback, 01/03/2013, £24.99
£22.49
Drawing on research, The Baby Room considers development issues and research areas concerned with and in relation to the care and development of babies and very young children, with a focus on talk, relationships and environments.

Developmental Movement for Children

Paperback, 10/09/2001, £18.99
£17.09
In this practical and thought-provoking book, Veronica Sherborne shows how developmental movement has a crucial role to play in the lives of all children. The book can be particularly beneficial to children with learning disabilities, and children who are emotionally and behaviourly disturbed.

Educational provision for our youngest children

Paperback, 28/09/1993, £21.99
£19.79
Written by representatives in the field of early childhood from eight European countries, the contributors to this book analyze the history, philosophy and politics of the forms of provision for young children in their own countries.

Child Development 9ed

Paperback, 14/03/2012, £129.99
£52.99
This edition of this topical approach to child development continues its tradition of utilizing cutting-edge research and pedagogy.

Working with Babies and Children: From Birth to Three 2ed

Paperback, 21/03/2013, £23.99
£21.59
Fully updated edition of essential resource for all who work with children under three, combining theory and practice.

THREADS OF THINKING: SCHEMAS AND YOUNG CHILDREN'S LEARNING 4ED

Paperback, 17/03/2011, £22.99
£20.69
Written by a leading author, this popular book explains schemas - a key early childhood concept - in an accessible manner, making it perfect for any early childhood course.

Thinking Children: Learning About Schemas

Paperback, 01/08/2008, £19.99
£17.99
Aims to help trainee teachers develop an understanding of learning in the classroom, as well as helping them to develop practices, which can support learning. This book investigates the concept of learning, and book draws on evidence from interviews and observations, where both pupils and teachers reflect on what they understand by learning.

From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress 4ed

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £16.99
£15.29
Preceded by: From birth to five years: children's developmental progress / Mary D. Sheridan. 3rd ed. / rev. and updated by Ajay Sharma and Helen Cockerill. 2008.

How Babies Think: The Science of Childhood

Paperback, 05/07/2001, £9.99
£8.99
A cutting-edge exploration of what evolutionary psychology is teaching us of the development and learning of children, in the tradition of Matt Ridley's The Red Queen and Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct.

Lifespan development 7ed

Paperback, 14/08/2014, £54.99
£49.49

Beginnings of Social Understanding

Paperback, 22/09/1988, £26.99
£24.29
aeo Presents important data and powerful theoretical arguments about young childrena s social development. aeo A vivid, lively and readable book. aeo Judy Dunn is thought of as one of the most influential and interesting of developmental psychologists working today.

Child Development for Early Years Students and Practitioners 3ed

Paperback, 14/01/2016, £19.99
£17.99
This accessible guide to child development, now updated throughout to reflect current policy (including the new SEND Code of Practice and the Early Years Teacher status), is for students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early Years, Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines and for early years practitioners.

Child Development in Practice: Responsive Teaching and Learning from Birth to Five

Paperback, 03/11/2010, £20.99
£18.89
Implementing the requirements of the Early Years Foundation stage and the developmental needs of children, this book discusses both the theory and practice behind encouraging children to become engaged in learning. It lays out a series of practitioners' frequently asked questions designed to help you create a responsive learning environment.

Cradle Of Thought : Exploring the origins of Thinking

Paperback, 07/05/2004, £9.99
£8.99
A riveting insight from a renowned pyschologist into how infants learn to think

Communication For Another Developme

Paperback, 23/07/2009, £16.99
£15.29
Argues that Communication for Development is a creative way of thinking that can permeate the overall approach to any development initiative. This work draws on the stories of individual project leaders who have championed development for communication, and uses a range of situations to show the different possibilities in various contexts.

Philosophical Baby

Paperback, 06/08/2009, £14.99
£13.49
Explains psychological, neuroscientific, and philosophical developments in our understanding of very young children, transforming our understanding of how babies see the world, and in turn promoting a deeper appreciation for the role of parents.

Too Much, Too Soon?: Early Learning and the Erosion of Childhood

Paperback, 06/09/2011, £20.00
£18.00
Twenty-three hard-hitting chapters from leading educators and parents, advocating alternative ways ahead for better policy-making and 'right learning at the right time' .

Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives

Paperback, 20/05/2015, £29.99
£26.99
Slee's name appears first on the earlier edition.

Understanding Children's Development 6ed

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £45.99
£41.39
Understanding Children's Development is the UK's best-selling developmental psychology textbook and has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and rigorous research-based approach. This dynamic text emphasizes the practical and applied implications of developmental research.

Nature of Adolescence 4ed

Paperback, 24/11/2010, £28.99
£26.09

Unlocking Your Child's Genius: How to Discover and Encourage your Child's Natural Talents

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £12.99
£11.69
Covering the age range of 2 to 18, the author shows parents how to recognise the qualities in their child that predict genius - creativity, motivation, determination, imagination and the willingness - and build on these essential foundations regardless of which field their talents lie in.

Creating a Learning Environment for Babies and Toddlers

Paperback, 21/02/2012, £19.99
£17.99
Provides guidance on how to create a supportive environment for toddlers

Praise, Motivation, and the Child

Paperback, 12/06/2012, £21.99
£19.79

Closely Observed Infants

Paperback, 20/11/1997, £12.99
£11.69

Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon

Paperback, 01/02/2007, £9.99
£8.99
Looks at the Internet, classroom culture, school violence, movies, television and a growing societal incivility to show parents and teachers where hurrying occurs and why. This book offers parents and teachers alike insight, advice and hope for encouraging healthy development while protecting the joy and freedom of childhood.

Physical Devlopment in the Early Years Foundation Stage

7, 30/01/2009, £18.99
£17.09
Helps raise the awareness of readers to how physical development impacts on various areas of learning and general development. This book encourages practitioners to think about what physical activity actually means for children and the importance of balancing risk and challenge, providing opportunities for children to be active and interactive.

Child's Mind

Paperback, 27/06/2002, £23.99
£21.59
A fascinating introduction to the young learner's mind for teachers, parents, and students in philosophy of education.

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain 2ed

Paperback, 09/09/2014, £14.99
£13.49
"First edition published by Routledge 2004"--Title page verso.

Understanding Early Years Theory in Practice

Paperback, 13/09/2006, £22.99
£20.69
Filled with practical examples and real-life case studies to help students relate theory to practice, this text features all the major theorists and theories covered in early years courses, along with tips on where to find out more.
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