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Good Ideas: How to be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher

Paperback, 13/08/2015, £9.99
£8.99
'Michael Rosen, poet, broadcaster and former children's laureate, who is so genuinely passionate, so enthusiastic, so in touch with what it is like to be a child ... has written a book about how to educate kids at home' Guardian

Listening to Four Year Olds

7, 01/01/2003, £11.50
£10.35
A classic book which helps practitioners to interpret what four-year-olds are really saying and shows how their views can be used to plan their care and education.

Early Social Interaction: A Case Comparison of Developmental Pragmatics and Psychoanalytic Theory

Hardback, 27/11/2014, £67.00
£50.00
This book considers how a young child becomes a member of culture through the practices and procedures of everyday conversation.

Children's Care, Learning & Development

Paperback, 26/07/2005, £19.99
£17.99

Introduction to Child Development 3ed

7, 18/03/2016, £34.99
£31.49
The bestselling text for students of developmental psychology returns with more on the biological foundations, moral development and applied aspects of developmental psychology.

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

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.

Child in Society

Paperback, 17/11/2014, £21.99
£19.79
Taking a thematic approach, this is an ideal beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between childhood and society.

Childminder's guide to child development

Paperback, 23/10/2008, £14.99
£13.49
A guide to child development, suitable for childcare professionals working in a home-based setting. It provides information for childminders and nannies on: development through the ages; providing play and other learning experiences; personal, social and emotional development; and, communication and language development.

Development and Learning for Very Young Children

Paperback, 09/03/2009, £20.99
£18.89
A core text that covers all of the essential issues in child development from birth to three.

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.

Deception: A Young Person's Life Skill

Hardback, 24/11/2010, £55.00
£49.50
Considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents' choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected.

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
£8.99
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.

Iris Grace

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £7.99
£7.19

Introducing Child Psychology

Paperback, 04/08/2011, £6.99
£6.29
Takes insights from experts in children's development and explains how they can benefit your family. This title helps you understand your child and respond better to their needs, try out new approaches as recommended by parenting experts, and enjoy your children and learn to love the ups and downs of parenting.

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

Paperback, 21/06/2015, £14.99
£13.49
The ideal introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) explaining what it is, how it works, how to understand the jargon and proven techniques.

Integrated Working with Children and Young People: Supporting Development from Birth to Nineteen

Paperback, 23/03/2012, £23.99
£21.59
Accessible and supportive introductory textbook for a wide range of foundation degrees in the children and young people's workforce.

How Children Learn the Meanings of Words

Paperback, 01/02/2002, £19.95
£17.96
How children learn words through sophisticated cognitive abilities that exist for other purposes.

Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

Paperback, 22/05/2000, £54.99
£49.49
This 2000 book provides a comprehensive overview of this complex field by an outstanding group of contributing authors.

Children's Friendships: The Beginnings of Intimacy

Paperback, 19/10/2004, £24.50
£22.05
Drawing on evidence from studies on both sides of the Atlantic, this beautifully written book from Judy Dunn, the leading international authority on childhood development, considers the nature and significance of children's early friendships.

Learning Brain: Lessons for Education

Paperback, 29/04/2005, £26.99
£24.29
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.

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Paperback, 03/07/2009, £39.99
£35.99
The Blackwell Handbook of Language Development provides a comprehensive treatment of the major topics and current concerns in the field; exploring the progress of 21st century research, its precursors, and promising research topics for the future.

Growing Up with Technology: Young Children Learning in a Digital World

Paperback, 02/12/2009, £27.99
£25.19
Explores the role of technology in the lives of three and four-year-old children, considering children's experiences at home and in preschool settings from the perspectives of parents, practitioners and children.

Physical Development in the Early Years

Paperback, 25/03/2004, £7.99
£7.19
This text shows that experiential learning is an indispensable part of a child's development. It gives teachers practical advice on how to incorporate enjoyable play-based physical activity into a curriculum crowded by academic attainment targets.

Child Development: Theory and Practice 0-11 2ED

Paperback, 12/12/2013, £40.99
£36.89
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.

Developing Person Through the Life Span 9ed

Hardback, 03/07/2014, £55.99
£50.39
With Berger's contemporary and compelling text, students learn how the basic ideas of developmental psychology apply to their own lives and the lives of others around the world. The ninth edition incorporates significant new findings, especially in the areas of brain development, culture, and psychopathology (including DSM-5 related updates).

Child Development and Learning in the Early Years

Paperback, 01/01/1999, £22.99
£20.69
'This book is a welcome contribution to the literature available for early years practitioners. The clear focus on one child is an excellent antidote to the current risks of focusing so much in the general framework and learning goals for all, that we lose sight of how individual children negotiate the early years' - Nursery World

 

 

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