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Understanding Our Little Ones.

By: ADAMS, Clare.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: The Church Information Board, nd.:

Seller ID: 27028


"For teachers and parents who are puzzled by the behaviour of little children and are looking for help to understand them better". Pp 16, some b/w illustrations. Paperback, slight creasing to front cover. G+. View more info

The Development of Children's Friendships.

By: ASHER, Steven R. & GOTTMAN, John M. (editors).

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 0521231035:

Seller ID: 44773

ISBN: 0521231035


1st edition. "Thr contributors to this volume view friendship as an important context for the study of a variety of cognitive and affective processes...These include clinical, developmental, and educational psychology, ethnomethology, sociolinguistics, social psychology, and sociology." Pp.xiv/347, minor spotting to closed page edges. Black cloth, dustwrapper has edgewear. VG/G+. View more info

The Children of the Dream. Communal Child-Rearing and its Implications for Society.

By: BETTELHEIM, Bruno.:

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Thames & Hudson, 1969.:

Seller ID: 19459


1st ed. "... presents lucidly and with insight the strengths and weaknesses of the kibbutz system ..." Pp. 13/363. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Piaget.

By: BODEN, Margaret A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Fontana. 1979.:

Seller ID: 16959


1st ed. "Jean Piaget (born 1896) is world famous for his work in child psychology......the author, discusses the biological and philosophical issues that have influenced Piaget's psychology". Pp 172. Pages toned. P/b. Spine and cover slightly scuffed. G+. View more info

Early Experience. Myth and Evidence.

By: CLARKE, Ann M & CLARKE, A.D.B.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Open Books. 1976.:

Seller ID: 18459


1st ed. "This book challenges one of the most widely held and influential assumptions in psychology. This is the belief that the child's social experiences in the first few years of life exert a disproportionate influence on later development.t". Pp 314. P/b. Slight toning to spine. G+. View more info

Handbook for Nursery Nurses. And Others working with Children.

By: CULLUM, Margaret G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1992.:

Seller ID: 12004


1st ed. Batsford Vocational Handbooks. A book to be read by all those seeking jobs and those already employed as nursery nurses for constant reference and inspiration. Pp.144, owner's details to front free endpaper. Illustrated laminated boards. VG/VG. View more info

Working with Children.

By: CULLUM, Margaret G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Batsford Academic & Educational Ltd., 1983.:

Seller ID: 13716


1st ed. Gives a clear picture of the scope and opportunities there are for working with children, the expectations of employers, and the necessary training requirements. Pp.112,14 black & white photos. Inscribed by author to front free endpaper. Illustrated. laminated boards. G+. View more info

The Strong-Willed Child. Birth Through Adolescence.

By: DOBSON, Dr. James.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1978.:

Seller ID: 18659


2nd Printing. "... a practical 'how-to' book on discipline..." Pp. 240, Inscrips. to verso front board and fep. Blue cloth, d/w fly-leaf clipped and chipping to edges. G+/G+. View more info

The Strong-Willed Child. Birth Through Adolescence.

By: DOBSON, Dr. James.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Illinois: Tyndale House. 1986.:

Seller ID: 25454


"A practical 'how-to' book on discipline and child-rearing, which focuses on sibling rivalry, hyperactivity, self-esteem, and the most common errors made by frustrated parents". Pp 240. P/b. G+. View more info

Dare to Discipline.

By: DOBSON, James.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Eastbourne: Kingsway, 1986.:

Seller ID: 24698


"Spells out the dangers of adopting unworkable permissive theories, recently popular but resulting in increasing disenchantment, and explains the biblical principles for creating respect and responsibility in young people". Pp 206, pages toned. Paperback, slight creasing to spine. G+. View more info

The Good Granny Guide or How to be a modern grandmother. (Illustrations by Alex Fox.)

By: FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL, Jane.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Short Books, 2005.:

Seller ID: 29669


"In 'The Good Granny Guide', you will find a whole range of practical advice to help you make the most of the time you spend with your grandchildren." Pp.343/4 Lists/5 Index, occasional illustrations by Alex Fox throughout. Dark brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated dustwrapper. F/F. View more info

Children Growing Up. The Development of Children's Personalities.

By: GABRIEL, John.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: University of London Press Ltd., 1964.:

Seller ID: 11783


1st ed. Written specifically for practising teachers and students in training colleges. Pp. 367. Inscrip. to verso front board. Orange cloth, d/w owner's name to front, small edge tears, stain to rear. G+/G. View more info

Home and Children.

By: GRANT, Marian.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: The Carey Kingsgate Press Ltd., 1952.:

Seller ID: 13048


1st ed. Written primarily for parents, this book is also recommended for the use of those who are called upon to give help and advice on family problems. Pp.136, portrait frontispiece,owner's name to front free endpaper, spotting to page edges, not affecting text. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated dustwrapper has edge tears. G+/G. View more info

Piaget. A Practical Consideration.

By: HELMORE, G.A.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, England: Pergamon Press, 1969.:

Seller ID: 17389


1st ed. "A consideration of the general theories and work of Jean Piaget with an account of a short follow up study of his work on the development of the concept of geometry." Pp.7/72. P/b, marks to covers. G. View more info

Advances in Understanding the Adolescent.

By: Home and School Council of Great Britain.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SHCGB, 1945.:

Seller ID: 12442


Rep. "This book has been widely commended as a simple and practical attempt to put the best knowledge about child training into the hands of parents and teachers." Pp.107, owners name to title page. P/b, slightly toned spine. G+. View more info

Modern Parenthood: Keeping Your Children Healthy and Happy.

By: HUDSON, Dr Dorothy B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: C.Arthur Pearson Ltd, 1959. 0:

Seller ID: 37733


1st edition. "You, the parents, are the only ones who can give your children the things that matter most. You have it in your power to give your child the finest upbringing any child can have - simply by being good parents...." Pp.xii/204, gift message to front free endpaper, minor spotting to closed page edges. Red cloth, dustwrapper spotted with minor edgewear. G+/G. View more info

Intelligence and Experience.

By: HUNT, J.McV.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York:The Ronald Press,1961.:

Seller ID: 11467


1st ed. Includes chapters on the belief in Fixed Intelligence and Predetermined Development as well as Piaget's observations and the implications of his work. Pp.x/416,owner's name to inside front board. Red cloth, gilt title to front and spine, very slight sunning to spine. VG. View more info

The Nursery Years.

By: ISAACS, Susan.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: The Vanguard Press, nd. (c.1950's). 0:

Seller ID: 35458


" Explains the typical behaviour of young children in the light of their physical, intellectual and emotional development, and offers concrete advice on home management" Pp.vi/138, black and white frontispiece, owner's illustrated bookplate to inside front board, slight toning to endpapers. Turquoise cloth, dustwrapper torn with losses. G+/G. View more info

Oneness and Separateness: From Infant to Individual.

By: KAPLAN, Louise J.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1979.:

Seller ID: 19492


1st ed. This is a book which reveals much to the adult about himself and one which will have a far-reaching effect on how the next generation will be reared. Pp. 288. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Moral Development. A Psychological Study of Moral Growth from Childhood to Adolescence.

By: KAY, William.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1968.:

Seller ID: 20727


"Students are becoming increasingly aware of the fact that while the work of Piaget deals with the intellectual development of children, and that of Goldman with a child's religious thought, there has hitherto been no comparable book on child morality. The author offers a complete descripton of the moral growth of children from infancy to adolescence to complete the picture." Pp.272, owner's name to fep. P/b. G+. View more info