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An Introduction to Early Childhood

Third Edition
Tim Waller Anglia Ruskin University
Geraldine Davis Anglia Ruskin University
May 2014   440 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Paperback ISBN: 9781446254851 $45.00
Hardcover ISBN: 9781446254844 $120.00

Put together by an outstanding author team, including many authors from the University of Northampton, An Introduction to Early Childhood is a much loved book that helps you explore all the major themes in early years education and care, while providing you with real insight into the changing world of early childhood.

To further support your study, this edition has been expanded to include five new chapters including The History of Childhood, Play and Creativity, Children and the Media, Leadership and Management, and Reflective Practice.

This book further supports your study with outstanding learning features including:

·       Chapter objectives and introduction immediately introduce you to chapter concepts saving you time

·       More case studies provide deeper insight into how theory works in practice

·       Research in context boxes show how recent research is changing the world of early years

·       Reflective questions encourage you to think like a reflective practitioner

·       Chapter summaries aid your revision by recapping core concepts covered in each chapter
·       Further reading and recommended websites direct you to additional resources to further support your study.


Visit the companion website to access a wealth of additional online resources including:

·       Podcasts from chapter authors provide deeper insight into key topics
·       Employability podcasts provide hints and tips about going on your first placement and getting your first job
·       Child observation videos give you a peek into a real early years setting and insight into child behaviour
·       Free SAGE journal articles deepen your understanding on core topics
·       Web links direct you to useful websites to further your study and support you in practice.

An Introduction to Early Childhood

Third Edition
Tim Waller Anglia Ruskin University
Geraldine Davis Anglia Ruskin University
May 2014   440 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd  

Available Formats

ISBN:   9781446254851 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $45.00 Bookstore Price:   $36.00
ISBN:   9781446254844 Hardcover Suggested Retail Price:   $120.00 Bookstore Price:   $96.00

About This Title

Put together by an outstanding author team, including many authors from the University of Northampton, An Introduction to Early Childhood is a much loved book that helps you explore all the major themes in early years education and care, while providing you with real insight into the changing world of early childhood.

To further support your study, this edition has been expanded to include five new chapters including The History of Childhood, Play and Creativity, Children and the Media, Leadership and Management, and Reflective Practice.

This book further supports your study with outstanding learning features including:

·       Chapter objectives and introduction immediately introduce you to chapter concepts saving you time

·       More case studies provide deeper insight into how theory works in practice

·       Research in context boxes show how recent research is changing the world of early years

·       Reflective questions encourage you to think like a reflective practitioner

·       Chapter summaries aid your revision by recapping core concepts covered in each chapter
·       Further reading and recommended websites direct you to additional resources to further support your study.


Visit the companion website to access a wealth of additional online resources including:

·       Podcasts from chapter authors provide deeper insight into key topics
·       Employability podcasts provide hints and tips about going on your first placement and getting your first job
·       Child observation videos give you a peek into a real early years setting and insight into child behaviour
·       Free SAGE journal articles deepen your understanding on core topics
·       Web links direct you to useful websites to further your study and support you in practice.

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