Paperbacks Direct: Early Years

  • Pre-school Learning in the Community: Strategies for Change book cover

    Pre-school Learning in the Community

    Strategies for Change, 1st Edition

    By G. A. Poulton, Terry James

    Much of current educational theory and research at the time was concerned with the effect that pre-school education should have in accelerating development throughout the years of compulsory schooling. This book, originally published in 1975, is an important contribution to the debate since it…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reading: A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers book cover

    Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Education in England and Wales: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Education in England and Wales

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    Originally published in 1991, this title was begun just before passage of the Education Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88), which was implemented in the 1990s. This major act along with still-in-force provisions of the 1944 Education Act (with its 17 amendments) comprises the statutes governing education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families book cover

    Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish book cover

    Early Childhood Pedagogies

    Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Murray

    Diverse international perspectives on the ways in which young children’s learning and care may be supported converge in this book. Traversing the field of early childhood education and care from its established philosophical underpinnings to 21st century research, policies, and practices, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Revival: Children in the Nursery School (1928) book cover

    Revival: Children in the Nursery School (1928)

    1st Edition

    By Harriet M Johnson

    A clear and practical presentation of the workings of an experimental nursery school. The author offers no hasty generalizations; she sets down the record of her eight years' experience, and indicates the conclusions which may be drawn from the study of children's activities during the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV book cover

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: International Perspectives book cover

    Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective book cover

    Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

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