Library Services from Birth to Five: Delivering the Best Start (Paperback)
  • Library Services from Birth to Five: Delivering the Best Start (Paperback)

Library Services from Birth to Five: Delivering the Best Start (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 25/02/2015
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Following on from their ground-breaking first book, Delivering the Best Start, Rankin and Brock return to the subject of pre-school and early years library provision with contributions and case studies from innovators and experts around the world.
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
ISBN: 9781783300082
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 14 mm

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