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Your Baby & Child : From Birth to Age Five (Revised / Updated) (Paperback) (Penelope Leach)

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"A wonderful book. Well researched, well written and sensitive to both parents' and children's needs in the task of growing up together."---T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.

This newest edition of Penelope Leach's much-loved, trusted and comprehensive classic-an international best seller for thirty years-encompasses the latest research and thinking on child development and learning, and reflects the realities of today's changing lifestyles.

In easy-to-follow stages from birth through age five, Leach describes each area of children's development so you can find information about what interests or concerns you about your own child.

Penelope Leach's warmth and practical authority will reassure, encourage, inform and inspire every parent and parent-to-be.

Penelope Leach, educated at Cambridge University and at the London School of Economics, is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a founding member of the U. K. branch of the World Association for Infant Mental Health and a senior research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, She works on both sides of the Atlantic for organizations concerned with prenatal care and birth, family-friendly working practices, child care and early years education. Penelope Leach lives in Lewes, England.

"If you purchase only one book on child care, make it this one."-Library Journal
Penelope Leach's Your Baby & Child is the most loved, trusted and comprehensive book in its field--with almost two million copies sold in America alone. Newsweek says that it is not only one of the best parenting books, but also "by far the most pleasurable to read."

This new version, completely rewritten for a new generation, encompasses the latest research and thinking on child development and learning, and reflects the realities of today's changing lifestyles and new approaches to parenting.  

Penelope Leach's authoritative and practical style will reassure, encourage, inform and inspire every parent-to-be and new parent. Your Baby & Child is the baby book that responds fully to every parent's deepest concerns about the psychological and emotional as well as physical well-being of his or her children.

Dr. Leach describes--in easy-to-follow stages, from birth through starting school--what is happening to your child, what he or she is doing, experiencing and feeling. She tackles the questions parents often ask and the ones they dare not. Whether your concern is a new baby's wakefulness, a toddler's tantrums, a preschool child's shyness, aggression or nightmares, or how to time your return to work, choose day care or tell a child about a new baby or an impending divorce, the information you need to make your own decisions is right here.

From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 559
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Life Stages / Infants + Toddlers, Parenting / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Penelope Leach
Language: English
Street Date: October 19, 2010
TCIN: 12802950
UPC: 9780375712036
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-7002
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