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Parents book of toilet teaching
Cole, Joanna.
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New York : Ballantine Books, [1985]

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xvi, 127 pages ; 18 cm.
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HQ770.5 .C64 1985 Adult Mass Market Paperback Parenting

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Take the frustration out of toilet teaching with the first comprehensive guide based on understanding your child's needs first. Sensible and sensitive, this new, easy-to-use book will turn toilet teaching into a natural, growing experience, as you learn: How to instill reassuring daily routines; how to ease the transition from diapers to underpants; how to reinforce success--and alleviate stress, and much more.

Author Notes

Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology.

Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body."

Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award.

(Bowker Author Biography)