'Magical Child' profoundly questioned the current thinking on childbirth pratices, parenting, and educating our children. Now its daring ideas about how Western society is damaging our children, and how we can better nurture them and ourselves, ring truer than ever. From the very instant of birth, says Joseph Chilton Pearce, the human child has only one concern - to learn all that there is to learn about the world. This planet is the child's playground, and nothing should interfere with a child's play. Raised this way, the 'Magical Child' is a a happy genius, capable of anything, equipped to fulfill his amazing potential.
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Review: Magical ChildUser Review - Katy - Goodreads
3.5/5. Pearce's take on development is opinionated, but I think that the ideas he works with are mostly accurate. Yes, the work is heavily influenced by Piaget, but it was also first published in 1977 ... Read full review
Review: Magical ChildUser Review - Martha Love - Goodreads
I read this classic several time when it was first published in the late 70s and I found Pearce's attachment theory profound and supportive during the early years of my own parenting experience. I ... Read full review