A Thousand Days of Wonder is a non-fiction book about young children's mental development, drawing on a mix of psychology, neuroscience, philosophy and infant biography. It was published by Avery on 2 April 2009.

The book is published in the UK and Commonwealth by Granta. The UK edition is entitled The Baby in the Mirror.

German, Italian, Dutch, Korean and Greek translations are published/in preparation.

Follow the blog link below to read The Ladybird Papers, the blog that relates to the book.


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