Early Childhood Products

  • The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three

    An Essential Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By Kathy Brodie

    The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and understanding they need to meet the complex needs of babies and toddlers. With a focus on the fundamentally holistic nature of young children’s development, and emphasising…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Volume I

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8

    Edited by Noella Mackenzie, Janet Scull

    As the world comes to grips with what it means to be literate in the 21st century, Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8 provides practitioners with the skills and knowledge they need to support young children effectively as they learn to write. Interweaving theory and research…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Learning Through Woodwork

    Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years

    By Pete Moorhouse

    This essential guide provides clear and comprehensive support for those looking to introduce creative woodwork into early years settings. With theory, practical advice, stunning colour images and case studies, the book will inspire practitioners to embrace woodwork and encourage children’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts

    Edited by Samara Madrid Akpovo, Mary Jane Moran, Robyn Brookshire

    Drawing from an array of international scholars’ practical experiences, Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts demonstrates how to conduct collaborative cross-cultural research and investigates the field’s nuances and dilemmas. The book focuses on…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning and Development

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges of working with two-year-olds, Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years explores how this often-overlooked age group is presented in policy and practice, and discusses why working with two-year-olds can be both exciting and highly rewarding. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • 21st Century Pre-school Bilingual Education

    Edited by Mila Schwartz, Åsa Palviainen

    In this volume, the editors aim to offer a timely focus on preschool bilingual education in the 21st century by drawing attention to the following trends: (1) the diversity of language models and their hybrid, dynamic and flexible nature; (2) the complexities of children's linguistic backgrounds; (…

    Hardback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Celebrating Children’s Learning

    Assessment Beyond Levels in the Early Years

    Edited by Julian Grenier, Sue Finch, Caroline Vollans

    In response to growing pressure on early years practitioners to adopt a ‘tick-box’ approach to recording children’s progress, Celebrating Children’s Learning sets out a bold, alternative vision for assessment in the early years. Drawing upon an inspiring collaboration between London nursery schools…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Young Children’s Experimental Cookery

    By Elizabeth Carruthers, Carole Keane, Jo Ingleby

    Young Children’s Experimental Cookery encourages Early Years Practitioners and teachers to take an innovative and creative approach to introducing young children to food and cooking. The book addresses wider issues such as healthy eating and food preparation skills, but also moves beyond the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • In Search of Social Justice

    John Bennett’s lifetime contribution to early childhood policy and practice

    Edited by Nóirín Hayes, Mathias Urban

    The book commemorates the life and work of John Bennett and his contribution to early childhood education. With influence on policy, research and practice globally he has shown how the rights and well-being of children and families can be brought onto national and international policy agendas…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research

    Pedagogies and the Personal

    Edited by Jeanne Marie Iorio, Will Parnell

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research asks readers to rethink research in early childhood education through qualitative research practices reflective of arts-based pedagogies. This collection explores how educators and researchers can move toward practices of meaning-making in early…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

6Series in Early Childhood

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