Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Early Years Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 441 new and published books in the subject of Early Years — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 5

  1. Empowering the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce

    Practice based knowledge, skills and understanding

    Edited by Simon Brownhill

    While the provision in Children’s and Young People’s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Emergent Science

    Teaching science from birth to 8

    By Jane Johnston

    Emergent Science is essential reading for anyone involved in supporting scientific learning and development with young children aged between birth and 8. Drawing on theory, the book helps to develop the essential skills needed to understand and support science in this age range. The book is...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Children as Citizens

    Engaging with the child's voice in educational settings

    By Pauline Harris, Harry Manatakis

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

    This book discusses how consultations with young children could signal a change of thinking about how children might influence policy and shape the development of a child-friendly state. While the consultations in this study were germane to political decisions, they took place as multi-modal...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on Play

    Learning for Life

    Edited by Avril Brock, Pam Jarvis, Yinka Olusoga

    This brand new text breaks the mould of books on the subject of play currently on the market. It explores, debates and further develops the theory of play, relating cutting-edge theory to examples of practice, taken from a broad range of multi-disciplinary perspectives. Each author brings their...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Successful Study

    Skills for teaching assistants and early years practitioners, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Ritchie, Paul Thomas

    Successful Study is an essential guide for students embarking upon an education related Foundation Degree without previous study experience. The world of study at university can be a daunting and bewildering place for new students unfamiliar with the academic processes such as writing essays and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Using Evidence for Advocacy and Resistance in Early Years Services

    Exploring the Pen Green research approach

    Edited by Eddie McKinnon

    Series: Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

    Insightful and relevant, Using Evidence for Advocacy and Resistance in Early Years Services supports practitioners working in Early Years settings to develop the knowledge and skills required to carry out research into their own practice. Based on the renowned Pen Green approach, which advocates...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Early Years Policy

    The impact on practice

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd

    How does early years policy impact on practitioners, children, settings and families? What are the implications of current policy for the future? How can early years professionals shape and craft practice in ways that genuinely focus on the needs of children and families, rather than the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Identifying Special Needs

    Checklists for profiling individual differences, 2nd Edition

    By Glynis Hannell

    Drawing from her experience as an educational psychologist, and special education teacher, Glynis Hannell offers guidelines to help teachers quickly recognize and categorize the specific characteristics of developmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders, emotional-behavioural disorders, specific...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Playing and Learning Outdoors

    Making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor environment with children 3–7, 2nd Edition

    By Jan White

    Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor playing and learning for the enjoyment, health and education of all children from ages three to five years.Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years

    Edited by James Reid, Steven Burton

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to safeguarding and child protection in the early years. Aimed at students and practitioners it offers insight into contemporary developments in early years and safeguarding practice and sets out the legal and policy foundations for effective practice before...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge