This is the textbook only without LaunchPad.This popular textbook has established itself as the topically organised textbook teachers and researchers trust for the most up-to-date perspectives on child development. The authors introduce core concepts and impactful discoveries with an unparalleled integration of theory, cultural research, and applications, all in a style that is authorative yet immediately understandable and relevant to students. The new edition has been rigorously updated and welcomes co-author Elizabeth Gershoff, who brings a breadth of research and teaching experience to the discussions of social and emotional development.How Children Develop can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging. To order this book bundled with LaunchPad please order package ISBN 9781352001358.