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How Children Fail

by Holt, John

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


NY: Pitman Publishing, 1968. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Has previous owner name written inside front endpaper. Cover has some smudges. Hardcover: 181 pagesPublisher: Pitman Publishing Corporation (1968) ASIN: B000GBYGDU, Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.8 x 1 inches, , Shipping Weight: 1 poundsOrange cover. Holt's second classic book on how children learn - based on his observations of children in the classroom. Despite the years which have gone by since the original publication of this quietly revolutionary book, it remains must reading for every parent and every teacher. 8.3 x 5.8 x 1 inches, 181 pages


How Children Fail is a non-fiction book by John Holt, published in 1964 and republished in 1982 in a revised edition. It is considered a classic text in the field of education, and has sold over a million copies. In this book he cites personal teaching and research experiences that led him to the belief that traditional schooling does more harm than good to a child's ability and desire to truly learn.


  • Bookseller: Book Quest US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 40189
  • Title: How Children Fail
  • Author: Holt, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pitman Publishing
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1968
  • Keywords: EDUCATION Education
  • Bookseller catalogs: Education;


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