"In Your Hands The Parents' Guide Book", was published by The Book House For Children. This edition is dated 1971. The first page reads, "The child who reads is the child who leads." This vintage child rearing book is an extensive guide to the best practices at the time, many of which are as true today as then.
Content Chapters include:
Appreciation of Literature Begins Early
Language Development Begins At Birth
Finger Plays Do Much More Than Amuse
Bring out The Best In Your Child's Personality
Help Your Child To Be Co-Operative and Friendly in His First Play Contacts
Readiness for Grades One, Two and Three
Climbing The Ladder of Years
Creative Expression In Children
Holidays Begin At Home
....and many more.
This hard cover, vintage book is 279 pages in length. Black and white vintage photographs as well as red line drawing are dotted throughout the book. The back of the book includes a Calendar of Events, "Our Family Record and a "Character Building" index. The book has beige boards with black titles on the front cover and spine. The book is in good vintage condition. There is some mild soiling on the cover and minor bumping on the spine and corners. The inside pages are clean and the binding is tight. The first 12 or 13 pages have some very minor curling to the paper but there are no discolorations or creases. The book measures approximately 9 1/2 inches by 7 1/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A wonderful vintage book for any parents to be or as a baby shower gift.
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