‘Early Childhood Studies’ by Johnson and Nahmad-Williams

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

A comprehensive guide on child development for all students

‘Changing Times, Changing Needs : A History of the Catholic Children’s Society in Westminster’ by Jim Hyland

Book Review by David Lane

A history of the Catholic Children’s Society in Westminster

‘Happy Kids Happy You’ by Sue Beever

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

How to have a hassle-free home

‘Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids’ Letters to President Obama’ Edited by Jory John

Book Review by David Lane

Favourite Childhood Stories

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Make up your own or read a book - stories feed the imagination

‘Evolution and Revolution’ by Robert Winston

Book Review by Eleanor Irvine

Making Darwin accessible, readable, informative and entertaining

‘Animals Up Close’ by Igor Siwanowicz

Book Review by Liam John Ryan

Bursting with colour and full of amazing facts

‘Daughter’ by Mark Stewart-Jones

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

The struggle to survive and win against the odds

Entering an Enchanted World through Reading

Book Review by Lynn Daley

Whether reading to children or learning to read, books open one’s eyes.

‘Dizzy the Dog at 1 Beechnut Gardens’ by Elizabeth Davis

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Searching for the family

‘Grizzly Dad’ by Joanna Harrison

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Appearances and inner realities

‘House of Secrets’ by Diana Harker

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Sinister mysteries below a genial surface

‘The Stone Cat’ by Marion Perkins

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

The conundrum of bringing stone to life

Books in the Lives of Children

Book Review by Kathleen Lane

How reading can open windows

The Importance of a Nanny Reading with Children

Book Review by Katy Hayden Voice Professional Nanny Of The Year 2009

Children are never too young to enjoy books.

A Message from Winnie the Pooh

Book Review by Steve Robinson Chief Executive, Langley House Trust

Learning about language

‘The Wonderful Isle of Ulla-Gapoo’ by F. Dubrez Fawcett

Book Review by Adrianne Jones, davidlane

Can we escape again to wonderful memories of the past?

Childhood Memories

Book Review by Diane Stevenson

From Little Black Sambo to A Child’s Garden of Verses

“And this one’s just right”… Reflections on the Fairy Tale, Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Book Review by Professor Carol Kelly

‘The Story of Ferdinand’ by Munro Leaf

Book Review by Nicola Hilliard, Librarian, NCB

Tales of fear and adversity overcome

Favourite Childhood Books Recalled

Book Review by Dr Keith J. White

Metaphors and other stimuli for the imagination

Making Sense Through Stories

Book Review by Cynthia Cross

Giving messages through literature, story-telling and puppets

‘Black Beauty’ by Anna Sewell

Book Review by Joan Mason Vice Chair, National ChildMinding Association

A classic tale of cruelty and kindness, which has sold over 50,000,000 copies

‘The Hero of Garside School’ by James Harwood Panting

Book Review by David Lane

A ripping Edwardian schoolboy yarn

‘Looking for Atlantis’ by Colin Thompson

Book Review by Mike Littlewood

A search for treasure - and self

‘Return to the Hundred Acre Wood’ by David Benedictus

Book Review by David Lane

More of Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Wol, Kanga, Tigger, Rabbit and Rabbit’s friends and relations

Stories from the Edge

Book Review by Dave Wiles

Advance warning : challenging book alert

Three Books Celebrating the Success of Lego

Book Review by David Lane

‘The Loveliest Girl in the World’ by Miina Savolainen

Book Review by David Lane

How photography can empower children in residential care

‘Physical Development in the Early Years Foundation Stage’ by Angela D Nurse

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

A useful text book for practitioners

‘Child’s Play: Montessori Games and Activities for Your Baby and Toddler’ by Maja Pitamic

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan &, davidlane

Practical advice on play for practitioners and parents

‘S/NVQ Level 3 Health Award’ by Julia Watling and others

Book Review by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

A standard text book for carers and health workers

‘Promoting Resilience - Supporting Children and Young People Who are in Care, Adopted or In Need’ by Robbie Gilligan

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

‘Dot and Dash at the Beach’ by Emma Dodd

Book Review by Valerie Jackson, assisted by children from Alpha Kindergarten, Peterborough

A tactile book for tinies

‘Before You Sleep’ by Benji Bennett

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

The story of Adam the Angel - and children with serious illnesses

Mister Maker Let’s Make it

Book Review by Valerie Jackson, assisted by children from Alpha Kindergarten, Peterborough

Practical activities for young children

‘Yesterday’s Naughty Children’ by Joan Rimmer

Book Review by David Lane

A History of the Liverpool Reformatory Association

‘Healthy Parent Healthy Child’ by Karen Miller-Kovach

Book Review by Kay Lane

A sensible whole family approach to adopting healthy life-styles

‘Your Feeding Questions Answered’ by Annabel Karmel

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

‘Communicating Through Play: Techniques for Assessing and Preparing Children for Adoption’ by Bernie Stringer

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Techniques for assessing and preparing children for adoption

‘Growing Vegetables is Fun’ by Emma Cooper

Book Review by Valerie Jackson & Emma Cooper

An activity for adults and children to share - and eat the results together too!

‘Little Miracles’ by Giselle Green

Book Review by Nikki Rule-Jackson

What parents do when a child goes missing…

‘Family Cookbook’ by Annabel Karmel

Book Review by Wanda Gibson, davidlane

Something for all the family to get their teeth into

‘Care and Education in Early Childhood’ by Audrey Curtis and Maureen O’Hagan

Book Review by Wanda Gibson

- A student’s guide to theory and practice

‘Advanced Early Years’ by Iain Macleod-Brudenell and Janet Kay

Book Review by Wanda Gibson, davidlane

A comprehensive text book for advanced early years students

‘Residential Care - A Positive Future’ Edited by Terry Philpott

Book Review by David Lane

The impact of the Wagner Report over the last two decades

‘Practical EYFS Handbook’ by Penny Tassoni

Book Review by Cindy Grant

A textbook for students geared to current UK systems

First Aid Manual

Book Review by David Lane

The UK’s only fully authorised guide

‘Inclusion, Equality and Diversity in Working with Children’ by S. Griffin

Book Review by Cindy Grant

Young Children and Racial Justice by Jane Lane

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan &, davidlane

Taking action for equality in the early years - understanding the past, thinking about the present, planning for the future …

Best Practice in Social Work: Critical Perspectives by K. Jones, B. Cooper, and H. Ferguson

Book Review by Sue Kennedy &, davidlane

WOW! The visual encyclopedia of everything by Kim Bryan et al.

Book Review by Kay Lane

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Today : A Handbook. Edited by C. Jackson, K. Hill and P. Lavis

Book Review by Professor Ewan Anderson

The Growth of Love by Dr Keith J. White

The book reflects Mill Grove and what it has to offer.

A Jargon Busting Dictionary for Social Care by Bridget Caffrey and Siobhan Maclean

The Growth of Love by Dr Keith J. White

Book Review by Jo-Joy Wright

Egyptorium by Laura Buller and Peter Chrisp

Book Review by Kay Lane

A mini-library of ten small books in one, bringing mummies to life…..

Social Work:An introduction to contemporary practice

Book Review by Sue Kennedy &, davidlane

What is happening to our children and childhood? Three books which highlight some of the issues

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan

Current issues affecting children – computers, media, sexualisation, toxins and drugs

Wildlife of Britain : The Definitive Visual Guide by RSBP

Book Review by Kathleen Lane

Not a pocket guide, but a stunning, informative, must-buy compendium

Children’s Rights : Respecting Children’s Rights and Understanding Responsibilities by Ann Wheal

Book Review by David Lane

A reference book with analyses and comments based on the author’s experience

I Love Myself - When I am Laughing … and then again when I am looking Mean and Impressive by Zora Neale Hurston

Book Review by Sue Kennedy &, davidlane

Buzz: the School Edition Developed by Relentless Software

Book Review by davidlane

Brother Bother & New Man by Helen Orme & Illustrated by Cathy Brett

One Potato Two Potato by Amy Cornes Torr

London’s Forgotten Children : Thomas Coram and the Foundling Hospital by Gillian Pugh

Book Review by David Lane

Bridge to Terebithia

The Rainbow Weaver by Lyndsay Russell and Tippi Hanson

Who Thinks about the Ripples?

Book Review by Kathleen Lane

The Twig Trilogy (Edge Chronicles) by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell