Caring for infants and toddlers.

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Published by Center for the Future of Children, David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Los Altos, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Child care -- United States,
  • Infants -- Care,
  • Toddler care

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

SeriesFuture of children -- v.11, no. 1.
ContributionsCenter for the Future of Children., David & Lucile Packard Foundation.
LC ClassificationsHQ778.5 .F87 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17602497M

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