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Your Five-Year-Old: Sunny and Sereneby Louise Bates Ames
Synopses & Reviews
From nightmares to kindergarten to make-believe—everything you need to know about your five-year-old.
•Characteristics of Age Five
•The Child and Others
• Routines, Health, and Terminal Outlets
• Accomplishments and Abilities
• The Child’s Mind
• The Five-Year-Old Party
• Stories from Real Life
• Good Toys for Five-Year-Olds
• Books for Five-Year-Olds
• Books for the Parents of Five-Year-Olds
“Louise Bates Ames and her colleagues synthesize a lifetime of observation of children, consultation, and discussion with parents. These books will help parents to better understand their children and will guide them through the fascinating and sometimes trying experiences of modern parenthood.”—Donald J. Cohen, M.D., Director, Yale Child Study Center, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology, Yale School of Medicine
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From nightmares to kindergarten to make-believe — everything you need to know about your five-year-old.
About the Author
Louise Bates Ames is a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center and assistant professor emeritus at Yale University. She is co-founder of the Gesell Institute of Child Development and collaborator or co-author of three dozen or so books, including The First Five Years of Life, Infant and Child in the Culture of Today, Child Rorschach Responses, and the series Your One-Year-Old through Your Ten- to Fourteen-Year-Old. She has one child, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Frances L. Ilg wrote numerous books, including The Child from Five to Ten, Youth: The Years from Ten to Sixteen, and Child Behavior, before her death in 1981. She was also a co-founder of the Gesell Institute of Child Development at Yale.
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