Detoxing Childhood: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Happy, Successful Children

Author(s): Sue Palmer

Child Care

Sue Palmer's ground-breaking book TOXIC CHILDHOOD generated national debate. Now, in this important follow-up book, she provides an essential guide on how to bring up children in a way that avoids the problems of a toxic world. Includes practical, easy-to-follow advice on: Food Play Sleep Language Childcare and education Family life Using TV, computers and mobile phones to your advantage With so many pressures across so many parts of our lives today, this book is the one-stop solution to all our concerns about raising healthy, happy children in the modern world.


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Sue Palmer is the author of TOXIC CHILDHOOD, the book that sparked a national debate on how we raise our children This book focuses on how to help children through the most vital part of their lives Clear, practical advice to help problems that are affecting people around the developed world Sue Palmer receives fantastic reviews: 'Every parent and every teacher should have this clear-sighted, immensely readable and accessible book to hand' Gervase Phinn 'A super child-rearing manual, founded in science, bolstered by much reading, a lot of interviews and a long career in education' TES 'Extensively researched, fluently written and easily read. It is a guidebook for parents, grandparents and all who care about present and future generations, as well as being an academic work in its own right' Tribune 'A terrific book... and so timely' Anne Fine 'Just what we all need to be reading. The levels of anxiety about our children are reaching new highs and we desperately need this kind of careful analysis' Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury 'Excellent book... practical, sensible and eminently attainable advice on how to detoxify childhood' Independent

constructive, intelligent solutions on how to take the lessons of the past, embrace the good things about the present and raise bright balanced children for the future DAILY RECORD

Sue Palmer is a writer, broadcaster and consultant on the education of young children. A former head teacher, she lectures widely around the world, and is an independent adviser to many organisations, including the BBC and the DfES.

General Fields

  • : 9780752883700
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : October 2008
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue Palmer
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 649.1
  • : 176
  • : Illustrations