Discovery of the Child

Discovery of the Child

By Maria Montessori

Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345336569, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1986


Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.

About the Author
Maria Montessori (1870-1952), the first Italian woman to obtain an MD, was one of the great pioneers in studying the intellectual development of the young child. Her many writings include The Absorbent Mind.