There is a growing awareness of the significance of the first five years of life for intellectual, social and emotional development and early intervention is of political interest. This book provides knowledge and understanding about early language and literacy development and how young children become successful through enjoyable and meaningful experiences.
Coverage includes: an examination of the key role of library practitioners who work with young children the importance of effective interdisciplinary teamwork for professionals working with the early yearsa focus on involving parents and carers and valuing their culture, language, heritage and communitypractical guidance given on setting up and running pre-school library servicescontributions and case studies from experts around the world. This book will be useful reading for early years professionals and librarians, those responsible for commissioning and delivering pre-school library services, students of library and information studies or childhood studies and practitioners undertaking practical early years qualifications.
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 14 mm