Book Reviews

Understanding Early Childhood Issues and Controversies by Helen Penn

Reviewed by Dr S Alexander
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Helen Penn a high achieving early childhood professional and academic in the UK writes on a range of early childhood issues in this book - and is up front in expressing her view.

The text is a fusion of current early childhood knowledge with the author’s own life-time of experiences and teaching.  Early in the text Penn acknowledges her students as a support and learning source: “being so patient as I explored my ideas and prejudices with them”.


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