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Introduction to Typical and Atypical Child Development Reading List

Introduction to Typical and Atypical Child Development, 2021/22, Semester 2
Anita Collins
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

These are general texts that give an overview of child development; additional reading focusing on each topic will be available in the weekly folders on Minerva (students are also encouraged to search for further academic resources).

General Texts:

Berk, LE. 2013. Child Development. 9th ed. London: Pearson. 

Boyd, DR. and Bee, HL. 2012. The Developing Child. 13th ed. London: Pearson Education. 

Empson, JM. and Nabuzoka, D. 2004. Atypical Child Development in ContextBasingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Available Online]  

Empson, JM. and Walker, A. 2015. Atypical Child Development in Context. 2nd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Herber, M. 2003. Typical and Atypical Development. Oxford: Blackwell. 

Hoy, AW. and Perry, N. 2014. Child and Adolescent Development. 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education. 

Keenan, T., Evans, S. and Crowley, K. 2016. An Introduction to Child Development. 3rd ed. London: Sage. 

Lindon, J. 2010. Understanding Child Development: Linking Theory and Practice. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Education. [Available Online]

Lindon, J. 2012. Understanding Child Development: 0-8 Years. 3rd ed. London: Hodder Education. [Available Online]

Meggitt, C. 2012. Child Development: An Illustrated Guide. 3rd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education. 

Meggitt, C., Manning-Morton, J. and Bruce, T. 2016. Childcare and Education. 6th ed. London: Hodder Education. [Available Online] 

Neaum, S. 2010. Child Development for Early Childhood Studies. Exeter: Learning Matters. [Available Online]

Robinson, M. 2008. Child Development from Birth to Eight: A Journey Through the Early Years. Maidenhead: Open University Press. [Available Online]

Sharma, A. and Cockerill, H. 2014. Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress. 4th ed. London: Routledge. [Available Online]

Smith, PK., Cowie, H. and Blades, M. 2015. Understanding Children's Development. 6th ed. Chichester: Wiley. 

This list was last updated on 13/01/2022