reference books about babies

Brathwaite, Candice (2021) I am not your baby Mother What it is like to be a Black British Mother Quercus Publishers 2020

Brunton, Pat and Linda Thornton Science in the Early Years: Building Firm Foundations from Birth to Three Sage, 2010

Cairns, Kate Brian Cairns Attachment, Trauma and Resilience Therapeutic Caring For Children  BAAF 2002

Daly Lisa & Miriam Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers– Beloglovsky. Redleaf Press, 2016

Daniel and Wassel The Early years: Assessing and promoting resilience in vulnerable children Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002

Fisher, Julie Interacting or Interfering: Improving Interactions in the Early Years OU Press, 2016

Gerhardt, S. Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain. (2nd ed). Sussex: Routledge 2014

Goldschmied, Elinor People Under Three: Young People in Day Care Routledge 2004

Goouch, Kathy and Sacha Powell The Baby Room Principles and Practice Oxford University Press, 2013

Gopnik, Alison, Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl How Babies Think The Science of Childhood W& N 1999

Gopnik, Alison  The Philosophical Baby: What Children’s Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love and The Meaning of Life Bodley Head 2009

Grimmer, Tamsin Developing a Loving Pedagogy: How Love Fits with Professional Practice Routledge, 2021.

Howe, David Attachment across the life course: A brief introduction Red Globe Press 2011

Leach, Penelope Your Baby and Child DK 2010

Monika Celebi Weaving the Cradle: Facilitating Groups to Promote Attunement and Bonding between Parents, Their Babies and Toddlers 2017

Murray, Lynne The Psychology of Babies How relationships support development from birth to two Constable and Robinson 2014

Page, Jools Ann Clare & Cathy Nutbrown Working with Babies and Children Under Three Sage, 2013

Early Learning Contacts

Nicola Theobald, Early Years Improvement Officer
Kate Hubble, Foundation Years Consultant
Nicky Bale, Foundation Years Bristol Standard Consultant
Beth Osborne, Foundation Years Consultant Birth to Three
Kate Irvine, Interim Foundation Years Consultant
Ali Carrington, Interim Foundation Years Consultant