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Magical Child

By Pearce, Joseph Chilton




Magical Child, a classic work, profoundly questioned the current thinking on childbirth pratices, parenting, and educating our children. Now its daring ideas about how Western society is damaging our children, and how we can better nurture them and oruselves, ring truer than ever. From the very instant of birth, says Joseph Chilton Pearce, the human child has only one concern: to learn all that there is to learn about the world. This planet is the child's playground, and nothing should interfere with a child's play. Raised this way, the Magical Child is a a happy genius, capable of anything, equipped to fulfill his amazing potential.

Expanding on the ideas of internationally acclaimed child psychologist Jean Piaget, Pearce traces the growth of the mind-brain from brith to adulthood. He connects the alarming rise in autism, hyperkinetic behavior, childhood schizophrenia, and adolescent suicide to the all too common errors we make in raising and educating our children. Then he shows how we can restore the astonishing wealth of creative intelligence that is the brithright of every human being. Pearce challenged all our notions about child rearing, and in the process challenges us to re-examine ourselves. Pearce's message is simple: it is never too late to play, for we are all Magical Children.


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Joseph Chilton Pearce

1977-01-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Magical Child: Rediscovering Nature's Plan for Our Children

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Dutton, 1977-04-27. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Magical Child

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Bantam, 1981-02-01. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

1992-07-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Magical Child: Rediscovering Nature's Plan for Our Children

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

New York: E P Dutton - Obelisk Books, 1977. Scarce first edition. First printing; full numberline. Orange boards, black cloth spine wrap, gilt stamped spine titles, lt. shelf wear. Pages fine, clean. Dj lt. shelf wear; clipped, protected in new clear sleeve. This classic work profoundly examines childbirth pratices, parenting, and the education of our children. Its daring ideas concern how society damages our children, and how we can better nurture them, and ourselves. Never more relevant than the closed, regimented, narrow and rote regurgitation system of today. From birth, the human child has one concern: to learn all that there is to learn about the world. Our planet earth is the child's playground, and nothing should interfere with a child's play. Raised this way, suggests Pearce, the Magical Child is a a happy genius, capable of great depth, near limitless bounds, and fully equipped to fulfill his amazing potential. Expanding on the ideas of acclaimed biologist turned child psychologist Jean Piaget, Pearce traces the growth of the mind-brain from birth to adulthood. He connects the alarming rise in autism, hyperkinetic behavior, childhood schizophrenia, and adolescent suicide to the all too common errors, perspectives, or lack thereof, and false beliefs utilized in raising and educating our children. Pearce then demonstrates how we can restore the astonishing wealth of creative intelligence that is the birthright of every human being. Pearce challenges our notions about child rearing, and in the process challenges us to re-examine ourselves. The message is simple: it is never too late to play, for we are all Magical Children. 257 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

New York: E P Dutton - Obelisk Books, 1977. Scarce first edition. First printing; full numberline. Orange boards, black cloth spine wrap, gilt stamped spine titles, moderate shelf wear, discoloration. Pages fine, no writing in text. Dj moderate edge wear, rub; unclipped 10.00, protected in new clear sleeve. This classic work profoundly examines childbirth pratices, parenting, and the education of our children. Its daring ideas concern how society damages our children, and how we can better nurture them, and ourselves. Never more relevant than the closed, regimented, narrow and rote regurgitation system of today. From birth, the human child has one concern: to learn all that there is to learn about the world. Our planet earth is the child's playground, and nothing should interfere with a child's play. Raised this way, suggests Pearce, the Magical Child is a a happy genius, capable of great depth, near limitless bounds, and fully equipped to fulfill his amazing potential. Expanding on the ideas of acclaimed biologist turned child psychologist Jean Piaget, Pearce traces the growth of the mind-brain from birth to adulthood. He connects the alarming rise in autism, hyperkinetic behavior, childhood schizophrenia, and adolescent suicide to the all too common errors, perspectives, or lack thereof, and false beliefs utilized in raising and educating our children. Pearce then demonstrates how we can restore the astonishing wealth of creative intelligence that is the birthright of every human being. Pearce challenges our notions about child rearing, and in the process challenges us to re-examine ourselves. The message is simple: it is never too late to play, for we are all Magical Children. Name inside cover. 257 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall.

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Magical Child

Joseph Chilton Pearce

1981-09-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

1977-01-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

1992-07-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Magical Child

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume, 1992. Paperback. New. 9 x 5.9 cm.

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Magical Child

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Plume, 1992. Paperback. New. 9 x 5.9 cm.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume, 1992-03-01. Reissue. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Dutton, 1977-04-27. Hardcover. Good.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume. PAPERBACK. 0452267897 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume. PAPERBACK. 0452267897 signs of little wear on the cover. . Very Good.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume. PAPERBACK. 0452267897 Minor shelf wear . Very Good.

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Magical Child

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume, 1977. Trade Paperback. Very good.

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Magical Child

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Bantam, 1981-02-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

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Magical child: Rediscovering nature's plan for our children by Joseph Chilton Pearce (1980-05-03)

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books. Paperback. 0553124781 very good clean copy books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Very Good. 1980.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

E. P. Dutton. Hardcover. 0525150358 . Fair. 1977.

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Magical Child

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume, 1992. Softcover. VG+. Nicks, scu. A look at child-rearing, by the author of The Crack in the Cosmic Egg.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume, 1992-03-01. Paperback. Good.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume. PAPERBACK. 0452267897 Brand New! Not Overstocks or Low Quality Book Club Editions! Direct From the Publisher! We're not a giant, faceless warehouse organization! We're a small town bookstore that loves books and loves it's customers! Buy from us and you get great service as well as a great price! Your business is valued and your satisfaction is guaranteed!|VCF . New.

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Plume. PAPERBACK. 0452267897 *couple lines underlined books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Good.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

E. P. Dutton. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

E. P. Dutton. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Magical Child

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Bantam. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Magical Child

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

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Magical Child

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Plume Book. PAPERBACK. Pearce, Joseph Chilton. Magical Child . NY: Plume Book, 1992. 257pp. 8vo. Paperback. Book condition: Good. Light rubbing to extremities. Slight shelf wear. Edges bumped. . Good. 1992.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume, March 1992. Trade Paperback . Used Good. We carry new and used books in our storefront. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item.

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Magical child: Rediscovering nature's plan for our children by Joseph Chilton Pearce (1980-05-03)

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books, 1980. Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books, 1980. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Magical Child : Rediscovering Nature's Plan for Our Children

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Penguin Publishing Group, 1977. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Penguin Publishing Group, 1977. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Magical Child

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0553260766 Chilton Pearce, Joseph. Magical Child: Rediscovering Nature's Plan for Our Children. NY: Bantam, 1989. 301pp. Indexed. 12mo. Paperback. Book condition: Good with bumped edges . . Good. 1989.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

NY: Plume. Very Good. 1992. Trade Paperback. 0452267897 . Pages are age-toned; Plume; 9.0 X 5.9 X 0.8 inches; 272 pages .

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

E. P. Dutton. Used - Acceptable. Copy is missing a dust jacket, and inside of front cover has writing. Hardcover The item is fairly worn but still readable. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Packed with care, shipped promptly.

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Magical child: Rediscovering nature's plan for our children by Joseph Chilton Pearce (1980-05-03)

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books. Paperback. 0553124781 Child psychology books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Very Good. 1980.

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Magical child: Rediscovering nature's plan for our children by Joseph Chilton Pearce (1980-05-03)

Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books. Paperback. 0553124781 Pages tan, some creasing else good. books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Good. 1980.

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Pearce, Joseph Chilton

Bantam Books. Used - Good. A sound copy with only light wear. Overall a solid copy at a great price! some highlighting All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

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Joseph Chilton Pearce

Plume. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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Magical Child

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Bantam. Mass Market Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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