Parenting & Child Health

A collection of books for parents, teachers and carers on the different stages of a child's health and development. Our Parenting & Child Health books cover subjects such as play, storytelling, vaccination, meditation and natural birth.

Stress-free parenting in 12 Steps by Christiane Kutik

Chapter 1 of the book in which Sue Palmer puts forward a passionate case for Britain adopting a prope... Read more

Addictive Behaviour in Children and Young Adults: The Struggle for Freedom

Addictive Behaviour in Children and Young Adults: The Struggle for Freedom

Raoul Goldberg
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Explores the health consequences, and causes, of addiction in children and young people, including dependency on food, alcohol, elec... Read more

Adventures in Parenting: A Support Guide for Parents

Adventures in Parenting: A Support Guide for Parents

Rachel C. Ross
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A supportive book guiding parents through particular challenges of raising children, to help them carry Waldorf school principles through into the home.... Read more

Autism: A Holistic Approach

Autism: A Holistic Approach

Marga Hogenboom and Bob Woodward
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Explores case studies where therapy based on a holistic approach has resulted in improvements in the behaviour and social integration of children with autism.... Read more

Autism: A Holistic Approach

Autism: A Holistic Approach

Marga Hogenboom and Bob Woodward
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Explores case studies where therapy based on a holistic approach has resulted in improvements in the behaviour and social integration of children with autism.... Read more

Bedtime Storytelling: Become Your Child's Storyteller

Bedtime Storytelling: Become Your Child's Storyteller

Beatrys Lockie
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Includes advice on how to tell stories to children and the advantages of doing so, rather than reading from a book, as well as a collection of classic ta... Read more

Bedtime Storytelling: Become Your Child's Storyteller

Bedtime Storytelling: Become Your Child's Storyteller

Beatrys Lockie
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Includes advice on how to tell stories to children and the advantages of doing so, rather than reading from a book, as well as a collection of classic ta... Read more

Brothers and Sisters: The Order of Birth in the Family

Brothers and Sisters: The Order of Birth in the Family

Karl König
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A classic reference work on child development which explains the characteristics of first-, second- and third-born people.... Read more

Brothers and Sisters: The Order of Birth in the Family: An Expanded Edition

Brothers and Sisters: The Order of Birth in the Family: An Expanded Edition

Karl König; Introduction by Richard Steel
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Third edition of a classic reference on child development which explains the characteristics of fir... Read more

Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

Lorraine E. Murray
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Practical guidance for parents and teachers on how to help children with behavioural and attention difficulties.... Read more

Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

Lorraine E. Murray
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Practical guidance for parents and teachers on how to help children with behavioural and attention difficulties.... Read more

Celebrating Festivals with Children

Celebrating Festivals with Children

Freya Jaffke; Translated by Matthew Barton
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Describes festival celebrations in relation to child development in the first seven years.... Read more

The Child with Special Needs: Letters and Essays on Curative Education

The Child with Special Needs: Letters and Essays on Curative Education

Karl König; Edited by Peter Selg
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A collection of Karl König's letters and essays in which he considers and discusses the fundamentals of spec... Read more

Children and Nature: Making Connections

Children and Nature: Making Connections

Edited by George K. Russell
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Twelve inspirational and challenging essays on how to help children connect with their natural surroundings.... Read more

Children and Their Temperaments

Children and Their Temperaments

Marieke Anschütz; Translated by Tony Langham and Plym Peters
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A guide to children's different temperaments and their role in child character, health and personality development.... Read more

Explore the physiological effects of television watching on the development of a child's brain.... Read more

Children's Creative Play: How Simple Dolls and Toys Help Your Child Develop

Children's Creative Play: How Simple Dolls and Toys Help Your Child Develop

Karin Neuschütz
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Explores children's developmental stages up to age seven, and suggests suitable toys, dolls, games and activities to nurture ... Read more

Children's Creative Play: How Simple Dolls and Toys Help Your Child Develop

Children's Creative Play: How Simple Dolls and Toys Help Your Child Develop

Karin Neuschütz
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Explores children's developmental stages up to age seven, and suggests suitable toys, dolls, games and activities to nurture ... Read more

A magnificent survey of over 85 games played by children, largely out ... Read more

Cradle of a Healthy Life: Early Childhood and the Whole of Life

Cradle of a Healthy Life: Early Childhood and the Whole of Life

Johanna Steegmans and Gerald Karnow
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Perspectives from two anthroposophic doctors on helping young children develop a healthy relationship with their bodies.... Read more

How can parents find effective ways of managing their children's behaviour, while maint... Read more

How can parents find effective ways of managing their children's behaviour, while maint... Read more

The Developing Child: the First Seven Years

The Developing Child: the First Seven Years

Edited by Susan Howard
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A collection of articles covering the fundamental stages of development from birth to seven.... Read more

Developmental Signatures: Core Values and Practices in Waldorf Education for Children Ages 3-9

Developmental Signatures: Core Values and Practices in Waldorf Education for Children Ages 3-9

Edited by David Mitchell; Translated by Karin DiGiacomo
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The results of an in-depth study into the developmental stages of child... Read more

Difficult Children: There Is No Such Thing: An Appeal for the Transformation of Educational Thinking

Difficult Children: There Is No Such Thing: An Appeal for the Transformation of Educational Thinking

Henning Köhler; Translated by Joseph Bailey
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Challenges the labelling of children with so-called behavioural disorder... Read more

Dyslexia: Learning Disorder or Creative Gift?

Dyslexia: Learning Disorder or Creative Gift?

Cornelia Jantzen
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Explores the view that dyslexia is not a disability, but a special gift often coupled with a highly developed imagination and unique perception structure. Help... Read more

Dyslexia: Learning Disorder or Creative Gift?

Dyslexia: Learning Disorder or Creative Gift?

Cornelia Jantzen
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Explores the view that dyslexia is not a disability, but a special gift often coupled with a highly developed imagination and unique perception structure. Help... Read more

The Elsa Beskow Baby Book: Memories of Your Baby's Early Years

The Elsa Beskow Baby Book: Memories of Your Baby's Early Years

Illustrated by Elsa Beskow; Translated by Polly Lawson
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A beautiful baby record book illustrated throughout with Elsa Beskow's classic artwork.... Read more

Festivals with Children

Festivals with Children

Brigitte Barz
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Awakens an understanding for the Christian festivals and stimulates creativity for their celebration in the family.... Read more

The First Three Years of the Child: Walking, Speaking, Thinking

The First Three Years of the Child: Walking, Speaking, Thinking

Karl König; Translated by Carlo Pietzner
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A detailed analysis of the major achievements that dominate the first three years of life: learning to walk, to ... Read more

From Images to Thinking

From Images to Thinking

Edited by David Mitchell
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An insightful collection of essays which explore the development of children's imagination and capacities, from pictures and stories through to scientific thinking.... Read more

A Guide to Child Health: A Holistic Approach to Raising Healthy Children

A Guide to Child Health: A Holistic Approach to Raising Healthy Children

Michaela Glöckler and Wolfgang Goebel; Translated by Catherine Creeger
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A revised, updated fourth edition of this comprehensive guide to children... Read more

Happy Child, Happy Home: Conscious Parenting and Creative Discipline

Happy Child, Happy Home: Conscious Parenting and Creative Discipline

Lou Harvey-Zahra
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A practical and inspiring book which introduces 'conscious parenting' to help make any family home more harmonious.... Read more

Happy Child, Happy Home: Conscious Parenting and Creative Discipline

Happy Child, Happy Home: Conscious Parenting and Creative Discipline

Lou Harvey-Zahra
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A practical and inspiring book which introduces 'conscious parenting' to help make any family home more harmonious.... Read more

Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments: Building the Foundation for Strong Lifelong Relationships

Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments: Building the Foundation for Strong Lifelong Relationships

Lois Eijgenraam; Translated by Barbara Mees
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With practical tips and real-life examples from an experienced educator, this... Read more

Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments: Building the Foundation for Strong Lifelong Relationships

Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments: Building the Foundation for Strong Lifelong Relationships

Lois Eijgenraam; Translated by Barbara Mees
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With practical tips and real-life examples from an experienced educator, this... Read more

Home Nursing for Carers

Home Nursing for Carers

Tineke van Bentheim; Translated by Tony Langham and Plym Peters
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A comprehensive guide to holistic home care for those nursing children and adults through an illness.... Read more

Leave No Child Inside: A Selection of Essays from Orion Magazine

Leave No Child Inside: A Selection of Essays from Orion Magazine

Edited by H. Emerson Blake; Foreword by Louise Chawla
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Argues that children and nature must be radically reconnected through education, to enable them to beco... Read more

Managing Screen Time: Raising Balanced Children in the Digital Age

Managing Screen Time: Raising Balanced Children in the Digital Age

Edmond Schoorel; Translated by Eduard van der Maas
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A thought-provoking book which offers a comprehensive overview of the pros and cons of the use of screen... Read more

Managing Screen Time: Raising Balanced Children in the Digital Age

Managing Screen Time: Raising Balanced Children in the Digital Age

Edmond Schoorel; Translated by Eduard van der Maas
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A thought-provoking book which offers a comprehensive overview of the pros and cons of the use of screen... Read more

Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding

Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding

Kristina Turner
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A practical and hugely inspiring book on applying esoteric knowledge to the whole process of having a baby.... Read more

Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding

Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding

Kristina Turner
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A practical and hugely inspiring book on applying esoteric knowledge to the whole process of having a baby.... Read more

Parenting a Path Through Childhood

Parenting a Path Through Childhood

Dorothy Turner Coplen
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Asks, what is a child, what is a parent and why does a child need a parent. A warm and human way of understanding the nature and needs of children.... Read more

Offers devastatingly practical ways of managing parental challenges with the skills you already have.... Read more

Parenting in the Here and Now: Realizing the Strengths You Already Have

Parenting in the Here and Now: Realizing the Strengths You Already Have

Lea Page
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Offers devastatingly practical ways of managing parental challenges with the skills you already have.... Read more

Phases of Childhood: Growing in Body, Soul and Spirit

Phases of Childhood: Growing in Body, Soul and Spirit

Bernard C. J. Lievegoed; Translated by Tony Langham and Plym Peters
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Argues that education must take into account body, soul and spirit in order for a child to develop i... Read more

The Power of Stories: Nurturing Children's Imagination and Consciousness

The Power of Stories: Nurturing Children's Imagination and Consciousness

Horst Kornberger
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Explores the power of Bible stories, fairy tales, and the Odysseus, Parsifal and Oedipus stories, considering how that power can be ... Read more

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: A Spiritual and Practical Guide

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: A Spiritual and Practical Guide

Erika Gradenwitz-Koehler; Translated by Marie Hobbs-Vijendran
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This is a comprehensive but alternative guide to all aspects of conception, pregnancy, birth and in... Read more

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: A Spiritual and Practical Guide

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: A Spiritual and Practical Guide

Erika Gradenwitz-Koehler; Translated by Marie Hobbs-Vijendran
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A comprehensive but alternative guide to all aspects of conception, pregnancy, birth and infant car... Read more

The Recovery of Man in Childhood: A Study of the Educational Work of Rudolf Steiner

The Recovery of Man in Childhood: A Study of the Educational Work of Rudolf Steiner

A. C. Harwood; Introduction by Douglas M. Sloan
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A classic and definitive presentation of Steiner-Waldorf education, still as fresh and ins... Read more

Rubicon: Selections from the Works of Rudolf Steiner

Rubicon: Selections from the Works of Rudolf Steiner

Edited by Monica Ruef; Translated by Nina Kuettel
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Addresses both the nine-year-old Rubicon and other transition moments between the ages of seven and twelve.... Read more

The Seven Life Processes: Understanding and Supporting Them in Home, Kindergarten and School

The Seven Life Processes: Understanding and Supporting Them in Home, Kindergarten and School

Philipp Gelitz and Almuth Strehlow; Translated by Nina Kuettel
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Identifies and explores the seven physiological life processes and... Read more

Sexual Abuse Of Children: Understanding, Prevention, and Treatment

Sexual Abuse Of Children: Understanding, Prevention, and Treatment

Michaela Glöckler
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A short but insightful booklet tackling a difficult but important issue.... Read more

Storytelling for Life: Why Stories Matter and Ways of Telling Them

Storytelling for Life: Why Stories Matter and Ways of Telling Them

Josie Felce
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Introduces the value of storytelling throughout life and how it can transform challenging situations in both childhood and adulthood. Offers pr... Read more

Stress-Free Parenting in 12 Steps

Stress-Free Parenting in 12 Steps

Christiane Kutik; Translated by Matthew Barton
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A book written specifically for parents with no time and little energy -- short, easy-to-absorb and easy-to-implement steps to quickly improv... Read more

Stress-Free Parenting in 12 Steps

Stress-Free Parenting in 12 Steps

Christiane Kutik; Translated by Matthew Barton
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A book written specifically for parents with no time and little energy -- short, easy-to-absorb and easy-to-implement steps to quickly improv... Read more

The Toddler Years: Growth and Development from 1 to 4 Years

The Toddler Years: Growth and Development from 1 to 4 Years

Paulien Bom and Machteld Huber; Translated by Tony Langham and Plym Peters
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A practical guide which takes a holistic approach to the growth and development of a to... Read more

Transforming History: A New Curriculum for a Planetary Culture

Transforming History: A New Curriculum for a Planetary Culture

William Irwin Thompson
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A far-reaching overview of modern education and the potential for transforming our cultural legacy.... Read more

Sue Palmer puts forward a passionate case for Britain adopting a proper 'kindergarten' stage that recognises ... Read more

Vaccination: A Guide for Making Personal Choices

Vaccination: A Guide for Making Personal Choices

Hans-Peter Studer; Edited by Geoffrey Douch; Translated by Matthew Barton
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Offers clear information about vaccinations, including danger levels of various diseases, possible ... Read more

Vaccination: A Guide for Making Personal Choices

Vaccination: A Guide for Making Personal Choices

Hans-Peter Studer; Edited by Geoffrey Douch; Translated by Matthew Barton
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Offers clear information about vaccinations, including danger levels of various diseases, possible ... Read more

Walking with Our Children: Parenting as Companion and Guide

Walking with Our Children: Parenting as Companion and Guide

Nancy Blanning
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A collection of articles by Nancy Blanning for parents on how to successfully bring Waldorf ideas and practices into a home with young children.... Read more

Warmth: Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing

Warmth: Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing

Edmond Schoorel; Translated by Barbara Mees
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A unique and practical book on one of the key building blocks of life, essential for healthy child development.... Read more

Warmth: Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing

Warmth: Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing

Edmond Schoorel; Translated by Barbara Mees
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A unique and practical book on one of the key building blocks of life, essential for healthy child development.... Read more

Why Children Don't Listen: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Why Children Don't Listen: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Monika Kiel-Hinrichsen
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A handbook for parents and teachers on how to communicate better with children.... Read more

Why Children Don't Listen: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Why Children Don't Listen: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Monika Kiel-Hinrichsen
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A handbook for parents and teachers on how to communicate better with children.... Read more

The Wisdom of Fairy Tales

The Wisdom of Fairy Tales

Rudolf Meyer
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Rediscovers the lost meaning of fairy tales and shows how they can have a profound influence on the developing mind of a child.... Read more

Work and Play in Early Childhood

Work and Play in Early Childhood

Freya Jaffke; Translated by Christian von Arnim
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Shows how rhythm and repetition, together with example and imitation, are the pillars on which early learning is based in kindergarten.... Read more

Working with Anxious, Nervous and Depressed Children: A Spiritual Perspective to Guide Parents

Working with Anxious, Nervous and Depressed Children: A Spiritual Perspective to Guide Parents

Henning Köhler; Translated by Marjorie Spock
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A lively, readable book which proposes a therapeutic approach for parents whi... Read more

You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

Jeanne Meijs; Translated by Philip and Barbara Mees
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Seeing teenagehood as a journey along a path, ultimately to freedom, this book is both a considered overview of teenageho... Read more

You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

You and Your Teenager: Understanding the Journey

Jeanne Meijs; Translated by Philip and Barbara Mees
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Seeing teenagehood as a journey along a path, ultimately to freedom, this book is both a considered overview of teenageho... Read more

The Young Child in the World Today

The Young Child in the World Today

Edited by Susan Howard
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A collection of articles on helping the young child meet the challenges of today's world.... Read more

The Four Temperaments

The Four Temperaments

Helmut Eller; Translated by Cynthia Eller
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A useful guide for Waldorf teachers on how to use the tools of the four temperaments to improve children's learning.... Read more

Parenting with Values: 12 Essential Qualities Your Children Need and How to Teach Them

Parenting with Values: 12 Essential Qualities Your Children Need and How to Teach Them

Christiane Kutik; Translated by Matthew Barton
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Tells us that there are twelve essential values that will help children become happy, we... Read more

Parenting with Values: 12 Essential Qualities Your Children Need and How to Teach Them

Parenting with Values: 12 Essential Qualities Your Children Need and How to Teach Them

Christiane Kutik; Translated by Matthew Barton
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Tells us that there are twelve essential values that will help children become happy, we... Read more

Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs: Holistic Approaches for Challenging Behaviors in Children

Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs: Holistic Approaches for Challenging Behaviors in Children

Adam Blanning
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Examines a powerful way of looking at children's challenging behaviour and assessing suitable therapies.... Read more

Addictive Behaviour in Children and Young Adults: The Struggle for Freedom

Addictive Behaviour in Children and Young Adults: The Struggle for Freedom

Raoul Goldberg
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Explores the health consequences, and causes, of addiction in children and young people, including dependency on food, alcohol, elec... Read more

Children's Games in Street and Playground

Children's Games in Street and Playground

Iona Opie and Peter Opie
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A magnificent survey of over 40 games played by children, largely out of sight of adults, in the 1960s, in the street, playground and wasteland.... Read more

A Guide to Child Health: A Holistic Approach to Raising Healthy Children

A Guide to Child Health: A Holistic Approach to Raising Healthy Children

Michaela Glöckler and Wolfgang Goebel; Translated by Catherine Creeger
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Revised, updated fourth edition of this comprehensive guide to children's... Read more

Upstart: The case for raising the school starting age and providing what the under-sevens really need

Upstart: The case for raising the school starting age and providing what the under-sevens really need

Sue Palmer
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Sue Palmer puts forward a passionate case for Britain adopting a proper 'kindergarten' stage that recognises ... Read more

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