A VOICE FOR THE CHILD'
A Voice for the Child' offers an unprecedented treasure of the personal insights and rich wisdom
of Janusz Korczak, one of the world's greatest authorities on children. During his lifetime he was both renowned and loved, as a doctor, writer, teacher, broadcaster, philosopher and fighter for the rights of the child.
LOVING EVERY CHILD
'This collection of one hundred quotations and passages from legendary educator Janusz Korczak offers valuable advice and observations on how to take care of, respect, and love every child - from understanding a newborn's mysterious behaviour to answering the outrageous questions kids ask to confronting the conundrum that is adolescence.
Jim Harding, Director of the NSPCC
"We all have heroes. Janusz Korczak is one of mine. He was undoubtedly a very brave, caring and charismatic man who understood children well and who had a life-long affinity with children. His words resonate across the years and have amazing modern-day relevance. Read more..
Ham and High Review
A Voice for the Child pays homage to Korczak, one of the world's leading pioneers for the rights of the child and most original thinkers about children. The book communicates Korczak's philosophy in short, poetic phrases in an important collection published in English for the first time, outside academic circles. Read more...
Polish American Journal Review
Over 100 excerpts in "A Voice for the Child" reveal how closely he understood the mind of the child. He pioneered what is now considered a basic tenet of child psychology, that the treatment a child receives when young will influence the way he later behaves.
Together with Children
A wonderful little book which everyone who works with children will love, giving the personal insights and wisdom of Janusz Korczak, who during his lifetime (1879-1942) devoted himself to the needs and plights of children regardless of nationality and religion, and is renowned and loved as a doctor, writer, teacher/educator, broadcaster, philosopher and fighter for the rights of the child.
Watch? News Spring
What About The Children A new book of quotes will be published by Thorsons next month entitled "A Voice for the Child" based on the philosophy and writings of Dr Janusz Korczak one of the world's pioneers for the rights of the child.
"The Children's Champion"
Good parenting is big business. There are childcare manuals, classes and videos, there are experts lining up to give you technical details on how to feed, dress and play with your child. We'd like to believe there is a "right" way as we try to take the anxiety out of parenting. Yet a startling book tells us all we really need to know. It is not a manual telling you when to stop bottle-feeding, it is an amazing collection of philosophical epigrams and insights. Read more...
Education Special Needs Journal
You will probably be like me in asking 'Janusz who? When you first encounter this powerful book. The book is tiny, but it hits you between the eyes. Books like this come along only infrequently; it justifies a big review! Read more...
Special Children Review
In Good Voice
An inspirational book is spreading the word about the writings of Janusz Korczak. Sandra Joseph, the editor says, " I hope that as a result of this book people in the UK will be stinulated to learn about his educational theories, which are known and studied in many European universities."
An inspirational book is spreading the word about the writings of Janusz Korczak - one of the world's leading pioneers for the rights of the child.
This little book, for it could fit into your coat pocket, is both an inspiration for the rights of the child and a celebration of a remarkable man. The heart of the book is made up of any number of statements and sayings, aphoristic, even poetic at times, by Korczak from his penetrating journey in defence of the child. Read more...
"A Voice for the Child" is a collection of the personal insights and wisdom of Janusz Korczak, one of the world's greatest authorities on children. During his lifetime he was renowned as a doctor, writer, teacher, broadcaster, philosopher and fighter for the rights of the child.
"A Voice for the Child" offers an unprecedented treasure of the personal insights and rich wisdom of Janusz Korczak, one of the world's greatest authorities on children.
Parent Talk Review - Education
This book is a fitting tribute to Dr Janusz Korczak. Through his work the reader gains a wondrous insight into the mind of the child.
Science of Thought
This is a charming book which gives real insight into the mind of the child.
The Chief Rabbi
Dr. Jonathan Sacks
A Voice for the Child is a work of rare depth and beauty.
Thank you for making available the words of a true giant of insight and compassion!"