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Like NurtureShock, this book says plainly what Early Childhood Educators have been trying to say for years. Read morePublished on May 25, 2012 by Mary Lavers
"Buy Buy Baby" reminded me very much of some other books I have read on the topics of consumer marketing to children (Consuming Kids: Protecting Our Children from the Onslaught of... Read morePublished on May 8, 2012 by CrimsonGirl
This book was so awful, judgmental, and contradictory, it's hard to know where to begin with a review. Let me just give you a few examples.
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This book, while well-meaning, does seem likely to cause a lot of thoughtful parents to become hysterical about the dangers of marketing. Read morePublished on January 1, 2012 by M. Godon
I recommend this book to anyone who is already convinced that the practice of marketing children's products is bad and want sensational accounts to support their opinion. Read morePublished on March 21, 2011 by A Dukes
"Buy, Buy Baby" is perhaps the best, most thoroughly documented, footnoted and researched book on infant marketing today. Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by Amazon Customer
Susan Gregory Thomas's Buy Buy Baby tells of the brave new world of the infant industrial complex: the final frontier of creating brand-loyal consumers from cradle to grave. Read morePublished on February 16, 2009 by Megan
Marketers market at children. Advertisers use and target children. Makers of toys, cartoon shows, and more know that children are a lucrative market. Read morePublished on January 4, 2009 by Abhinav Agarwal
THere's a lot to mull over in this book, and not a quick, easy read. It gives the run down on different toys, companies, their ploys to market to parents and children, esp... Read morePublished on December 22, 2008 by EasyBreezySunflower