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  • Published: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143772897
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $38.00

Toddler Whispering

1 to 5 The Preschool Years




A practical guide to having a contented and well-adjusted toddler or preschooler, from the acclaimed author of Baby Whispering.

A companion guide to the incredibly successful book Baby Whispering, which covered the first year of a baby's life.

This new book covers the following four years, divided into two main age groups (1–2 ½ and 2 ½ –5) looking at commonly asked questions from parents, plus material on routines, significant changes during these times, sleeping, eating, toilet training, screen time, behaviour management, sibling adjustment, different personalities, child care options and more.

All this is covered simply and in a very easy-to-read manner that the tiredest of parents will be able to understand.

  • Published: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143772897
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $38.00

About the author

Sharlene Poole

Sharlene Poole has over 25 years' experience of working with babies and young children. For the last 13 years she has worked as a consultant for new parents or parents with children under 5 years, giving them guidance and advice regarding routine, sleep and behaviour. Her talents for calming babies have been showcased on TVNZ's Sunday programme, and she has been a regular contributor to magazines and TV. Now based in Raglan, she is testing her skills on her own young family, while still advising many parents in need.

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