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Quick, easy and commonsense advice on preparing your child for school

Starting school can be an anxious time for many children, but there are simple steps you can take to prepare yourself and your pre-school child.

Written by experienced child psychologists, Top Tips for Starting School will help you to:
- Encourage your child to develop good social skills and friendships
- Improve your child’s use of language
- Develop preparatory reading, number and writing skills
- Promote emotional well-being

And much more!


quick, easy and commonsense advice on how to prepare a child for school

Families magazine

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    July 15, 2008


    192 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • EBook


    September 1, 2010

    Ebury Digital

    192 pages

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Also by Dr Helen Likierman

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Daring Greatly
Don't Sweat The Small Stuff
The Art of Living
The Power Of Positive Thinking
Not In Your Genes
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