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Children's Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency

Hardback, 20/10/2015, £74.99
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 Development: A Practical Introduction 2nd ed.

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £23.99
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, £27.99
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.

Childhood Today

Paperback, 07/08/2017, £24.99
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.

Child Development: Concepts and Theories

Paperback, 23/04/2018, £27.99
Written for undergraduates, this book will become crucial to any student wanting a key to unlock the world of child development, by ensuring they understand the main concepts in the discipline.

Developmental Movement for Children

Paperback, 10/09/2001, £21.99
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.


Paperback, 17/03/2011, £26.99
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.

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

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £20.99
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.

Physical Devlopment in the Early Years Foundation Stage

7, 30/01/2009, £22.99
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.

Nature of Adolescence 4ed

Paperback, 24/11/2010, £37.99

Understanding Early Years Theory in Practice

Paperback, 13/09/2006, £33.49
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.

Understanding Children's Development 6ed

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £50.99
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.

Developing Child 13ed

Paperback, 23/07/2013, £54.99

Universal Child?

Paperback, 23/10/2009, £31.99
Addressing questions about the cultural specificity of childhood, the complementary value of psychological, biological and social understandings of children, and the impact of policy and law on how children are dealt with and perceived, this will be a core text for many courses related to childhood studies.

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

Paperback, 06/09/2011, £20.00
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' .

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

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £12.99
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.

Introduction to Child Development 3ed

7, 18/03/2016, £35.99
The bestselling text for students of developmental psychology returns with more on the biological foundations, moral development and applied aspects of developmental psychology.

Child in Society

Paperback, 17/11/2014, £22.99
Taking a thematic approach, this is an ideal beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between childhood and society.

Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children

Paperback, 24/08/2017, £9.99
Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Drawing on the study of human evolution and the authorA's own scientific research into how children learn, the author shows that although caring for children is profoundly important, it is not a matter of shaping them to turn out a particular way.

Child Development: Theory and Practice 0-11 2ED

Paperback, 12/12/2013, £42.99
This text links psychological theory to real classroom settings and scenarios, and is tailored specifically for those training to teach. The authors bring together key concepts and theories in developmental psychology and applys them to a range of classroom and educational settings.

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis: An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals

Paperback, 21/06/2015, £16.99
The ideal introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) explaining what it is, how it works, how to understand the jargon and proven techniques.

Learning Brain: Lessons for Education

Paperback, 29/04/2005, £26.99
FRONT COVER:- "Compelling reading for anybody who wants a clear, authoritative account of how our brain learns. It will enthrall the widest possible readership" Professor Robert Winston BACK COVER:- "This upbeat, fast paced review of brain research is a must read.

Iris Grace

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £7.99
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