Book Reviews
November 1932

The Child from One to Six: His Care and Training.

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United States Department of Labor, Children's Bureau. Bureau Publication No. 30. Paper. Price, 10 cents. Pp. 150. Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1931.

Am J Dis Child. 1932;44(5):1147. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950120229023

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This publication is well planned and written for the instruction of parents in the care and training of preschool children. It is easily read and understood and is practical and concise throughout, although covering the subject completely. The material conforms to the latest developments of pediatrics of the present time.

The discussions on mental development, psychologic aspects and habits of eating, sleeping and play are handled in a sound and constructive manner, showing a wholesome understanding of the subject.

Advice on food, clothing and surroundings is practical and to the point. The development and maintenance of good health are emphasized, with due space devoted to the prevention of disease and the care of the sick child.

A list of selected books of interest to parents is included.

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