" ... offers parents and teachers alike valuable approaches to helping children conquer shyness before it adversely affects them." -- Childhood Education
"...offers strategies for combating shyness, encouraging independence and teaching the child to be a social being." -- L.A. Herald Examiner
"Of the dozens of how-to books that crossed our desk this year, this seemed particularly helpful..." -- Washington Post
"Run to your nearest Bookstore and buy The Shy Child." -- Ann Landers
"Shows parents how to create an environment most likely to build confidence and self-esteem in children from pre-school through college" -- Science News
"Written in a pleasant, conversational style, unlike many research reports, it is a comprehensive guide..." -- Childhood Education
About the Author
Philip G. Zimbardo is a social psychologist at Stanford University and co-director of the Stanford Shyness Clinic. He is the creator and narrator of the popular PBS-TV series, "Discovering Psychology."
Before her death in 1991, Shirley L. Radl was a journalist and author.