Booklist for Early Childhood

The Absorbent Mind

Montessori, M. 1949, (1998 edition), Oxford, Clio Press Ltd

The Discovery of the Child

Montessori, M. 1912,  (1999 edition), Oxford, Clio Press Ltd

The Secret of Childhood

Montessori, M. 1936,  (1998 edition), Hyderabad, Orient Longman Ltd

The Developing Child

Bee, H. Boyd, D.(2010) 12th Ed. Allyn and Bacon.

Child Development: An Introduction

Santrock, J. (2010), McGraw- Hill.


Lesson Planning.

Butt, Graham. 2003. London: Continuum. ISBN 0826470726

Communication, language and literacy

Callander, N., Nahmad-Williams, L. (2010). London: Continuum.

The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Education

Edwards Cowery, Glynnis. (2014). 8th Ed. Cengage Learning.

Supporting Inclusion in the Early Years

Jones, C. (2004). Maidenhead: Open University Press. 

 A History of Modern Psychology

Goodwin, C.J. (2008). Wiley.

Montessori from the start: The child at home from birth to three

Lillard, P.P. &Jessen, L.L. 2003. New York: Schocken Press.

The Child in the Family

Montessori, M. 2007, (2010 edition). Netherlands, Montessori-Pierson Publishing –English and Traditional Mandarin. 

Education for a New World

Montessori, M. 1946 (2007 edition). Netherlands, Montessori-Pierson Publishing.

Learning Journals 

Moon, Jennifer A.  2006, 2nd Ed.   New York/ London: Routlege.

Life-Span Development

Santrock, J. (2010). McGraw Hill.

Observing Children – A Practical Guide

Sharmon, Cross & Vennis. 2008. East Normal University Press - Mandarin.

Child Development: A Thematic Approach

Bukatko,D. and Daehler, M.W. (2004). Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Child Development: Theory and Practice 0-11

Doherty, J. Hughes, M. (2009). Longman. 

Invitation to Psychological Research

Evans, J.D. (1984). Canada/USA: International Thompson.

Punished by Rewards

Kohn, Alfie. (1999). Boston/ New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.

May our Children lead the Way

Guo, Jinhao (2010). MTC Publishing, Beijing China, Develop press.

Theories of Developmental Psychology

Miller, P.H. (2009). Worth Publishers.

Education and Peace

Montessori, M. 1949 (2008 edition). Netherlands, Montessori-Pierson Publishing.

Education for Human Development

Montessori, Mario, Jr. 1976 (1995 edition). Oxford, Clio Press Ltd.

How children learn; from Montessori to Vygotsky; educational theories and approaches made easy

Pound, L. & Hughes, C. (2005). U.K. Step Forward Publishing.

A History of Modern Psychology

Schultz, D. P. and Schultz, S.E. (2003). London: Wadsworth. 


NB: Adult Learners will be encouraged to access various web sources and build up their own personalized reference bank.