Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five by Penelope Leach (paperback)
With exceptionally readable prose, well-respected British psychologist Penelope Leach provides a wonderfully wide range of information about newborns, toddlers, and small children that will be helpful to any new parent. Separated into sections such as The First Six Months and The Toddler Years, Leach shares a wealth of knowledge about what parents can expect. From the importance of reading to babies at home, to the difficulties children may encounter at school, she covers just about everything. With photographs.