For Parents

This selection of books should provide most of the answers you need. We avoid prescriptive parenting books and focus on those that support families and help parents understand the needs of themselves as well as their babies and young children.

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books for parents
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Social Toddler pb

Social Toddler pb£15.99   £9.99

The Social Toddler explains why unacceptable behaviour happens and gives the reader an in-depth look at the world of preschool children from their view point, which is very different to ours. Companion title to The Social Baby, with clear text and hundreds of video-stills.

Teaching Your Baby to Swim

Teaching Your Baby to Swim£5.99   £3.99

Introduce your child to swimming: an expert guide shown step by step in more than 200 photographs.

Parenting For A Peaceful World

Parenting For A Peaceful World£9.99

A powerful insight to the history of parenting from pre-Christian times to the present day, and how history has shaped the way we behave today. So much of our instinctive behaviour can be explained by looking at our past. Essential reading for everyone, especially if your own experience has been less than perfect.

The Psychology of Babies

The Psychology of Babies£18.99

The Psychology of Babies: How relationships support development from birth to two
by Lynne Murray

What Mothers Do

What Mothers Do£8.99   £2.99

What Mothers Do: Especially when it looks like nothing
by Naomi Stadlen

Essential First Year

Essential First Year£9.99

Kind, reassuring guidance on practical childcare issues including feeding, sleeping and crying - backed up by key new evidence on the way babies’ brains develop.

Your Baby and Child

Your Baby and Child£18.99   £8.50

Much more than a guide to child-care. This book is an insight into your child's first years of life – their needs, thoughts and their behaviours – which will help you really communicate together.

The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth£14.99   £5.00

"The soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get."

Selfish Society

Selfish Society£12.99   £9.00

Ambitious and wide-ranging, the vital importance of understanding our early emotional lives.

The Incredible Years

The Incredible Years£17.50   £9.99

New edition that focuses on promoting your child's social and emotional competence and ways to help your child be successful in school.



The book for every parent of an infant or toddler by Amarica's favourite paediatrician.

Detoxing Childhood

Detoxing Childhood£8.99   £3.99

Written in response to parents' requests for an easy-to-read 'self-help' book dealing with the issues raised in Toxic Childhood

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