By L. Emmett Holt Jr., M.D. Price, $4.95. Pp. 288, with more than 100 illustrations. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 35 W. 32d St., New York 1, 1957.
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As the title implies, this is a book for parents. The eminence of the author in the pediatric world is a guarantee of a superior product. Simplicity and forthrightness characterize the presentation of material. Excess wordage and dogmatic viewpoints are avoided. Facts consistent with modern concepts of child raising are set forth in a manner easy for the parent to grasp, and numerous subheadings permit ready location of desired items of specific information. A generous supply of appropriate illustrations enhances the over-all readability of the book. It deserves a rating of excellent, and physicians can recommend it to their patients confident that the information obtained from it will be accurate, helpful, and up to date.
HILL LF. The Good Housekeeping Book of Baby and Child Care.. AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;96(2):249. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060060251017