The Wonder Weeks: How to Stimulate Your Baby's Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases into Magical Leaps Forward(5th Edition)

The Wonder Weeks: How to Stimulate Your Baby's Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases into Magical Leaps Forward(5th Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789491882166
Publisher: Kiddy World Publishing
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Series: Wonder Weeks Series
Edition description: 5th Edition
Pages: 510
Sales rank: 17,136
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Frans X. Plooij studied behavioral biology in the Netherlands in Amsterdam, Nijmegen, and Groningen, where he received his Ph.D. in 1980. He is a full member of several international, scientific societies including the New York Academy of Sciences. Together they studied infant development in free-living chimpanzees with Dr. Jane Goodall in the Gombe National Park, Tanzania, East Africa. Dr. Plooij is director of the International Research-institute on Infant Studies (IRIS) at Arnhem, and president of Kiddy World Promotions B.V.

Hetty van de Rijt studied Educational Psychology at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands and obtained her Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, England. At the University of Amsterdam, Dr. van de Rijt studied the development of human babies in their home environment. As lead author with her husband as co-author, she wrote the best-selling parenting book The Wonder Weeks, which has been published in twelve languages, from the USA to Japan.Xaviera Plas is CEO of The Wonder Weeks, daughter of Frans and Hetty and a mother of three. After her studies she decided her mission was to help parents by spreading the knowledge of The Wonder Weeks. We want everybody to be able to give their baby... a smart start for a happy beginning!

Table of Contents

About this Book ix

Introduction 1

Leap Alarm 8

Growing Up How Your Baby Does It 9

Newborn Welcome to the World 19

Leap 1 Wonder Week 5 The World of Changing Sensations 37

Leap 2 Wonder Week 8 The World of Patterns 55

Leap 3 Wonder Week 12 The World of Smooth Transitions 83

Leap 4 Wonder Week 19 The World of Events 109

Leap 5 Wonder Week 26 The World of Relationships 147

Leap 6 Wonder Week 37 The World of Categories 197

Leap 7 Wonder Week 46 The World of Sequences 231

Leap 8 Wonder Week 55 The World of Programs 269

Leap 9 Wonder Week 64 The World of Principles 305

Leap 10 Wonder Week 75 The World of Systems 371

Sleep and Leaps 443

Countless Wonders 473

Further Reading 475

Index 478

Internet 493

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