Louise Bates Ames is a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center and assistant professor emeritus at Yale University. She is co-founder of the Gesell Institute of Child Development and collaborator or co-author of three dozen or so books, including The First Five Years of Life, Infant and Child in the Culture of Today, Child Rorschach Responses, and the series Your One-Year-Old through Your Ten- to Fourteen-Year-Old. She has one child, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Carol Chase Haber is a school psychologist in the Hamilton County, Ohio, school system and is a trained and qualified Gesell Examiner. She is the co-author of several books, including He Hit Me First, Your Seven-Year-Old, Your Eight-Year-Old, and Your Nine-Year-Old.
We have purchased these books every single year from 3 years to 7 years. We typically read them 3 mo before my son turns the next age. Read morePublished 4 months ago by High Expectations
My mom read these books for me 30 years ago, and now I'm reading them for my children. So far they are spot on, just like my mom always said they were for me. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Army mommy
This book has been helpful for me as a parent. I appreciate much of the developmental knowledge that explains clearly why certain emotions, actions etc. are occurring at this age. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lucy
Great overview of what to expect at this age. Love the whole series.Published 14 months ago by Paine Whitney
These are truly a great read. As an educator, I think these are amazing. Development of children is so important! We need to have more child development in the schools!!Published 14 months ago by Sheana Rossetti
This books and the series are excellent reading for all parents.
They describe what to expect on every year of development, they are not a recipe, but an overview of how... Read more
My wife and I became legal guardians of our now 6-year-old grandson almost 3 years ago. It had been a long time since either of us had raised a kid and then it was mostly a... Read morePublished 16 months ago by W. Bonkosky
I liked this book. It is slow at times, but adequately describes a child of this age and many of the factors that may effect behavior. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Brenna