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The Hurried Child, 25th anniversary edition: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon Paperback – Deluxe Edition, 26 December 2006

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Wall Street Journal, 9/4
[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids].
Washington Post, 11/5/09
Read The Hurried Child by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know.
Washington Post, 3/12/10
To learn more about children and how they grow, read The Hurried Child It s one of the great classics of parenthood. The Jewish Week, 6/23/10
If you want to know more about the harmful effects of micro-managing our children s lives, read The Hurried Child [Elkind s] main theme remains relevant more than 25 years after its initial publishing.
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"Wall Street Journal," 9/4
[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids].
"Washington Post," 11/5/09
Read "The Hurried Child" by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know.
"Washington Post," 3/12/10
To learn more about children and how they grow, read "The Hurried Child" It s one of the great classics of parenthood. "The Jewish Week," 6/23/10
If you want to know more about the harmful effects of micro-managing our children s lives, read "The Hurried Child" [Elkind s] main theme remains relevant more than 25 years after its initial publishing. "

"Wall Street Journal," 9/4
"[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids]."
"Washington Post," 11/5/09
"Read "The Hurried Child" by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know."
"Washington Post," 3/12/10
"To learn more about children and how they grow, read "The Hurried Child."..It's one of the great classics of parenthood." "The Jewish Week," 6/23/10
"If you want to know more about the harmful effects of micro-managing our children's lives, read "The Hurried Child."..[Elkind's] main theme remains relevant more than 25 years after its initial publishing."

"Wall Street Journal", 9/4
"[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids]."

"Washington Post", 11/5/09
"Read "The Hurried Child" by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know."

"Washington Post", 3/12/10
"To learn more about children and how they grow, read "The Hurried Child"...It's one of the great classics of parenthood." "The Jewish Week", 6/23/10
"If you want to know more about the harmful effects of micro-managing our children's lives, read "The Hurried Child"...[Elkind's] main theme remains relevant more than 25 years after its initial publishing."

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David Elkind, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at Tufts University and the author of a dozen books, including The Hurried Child and All Grown Up and No Place to Go. He lives outside of Boston and on Cape Cod.
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  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 073821082X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0738210827
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