Full-color photographs. Brief text and full-color photos portray a little girl's fun and problems with her inquisitive kitten named Pickle.
About the Author
Judy Dunn is a psychologist whose research is focused on children's social, emotional and communicative development. She has studied children's family relationships (she pioneered research on siblings) and friendships, stepfamilies, and children's understanding of other people with a particular interest in longitudinal naturalistic observation approaches. She began her research in Cambridge University, spent 8 years in the US, and is currently a professor at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. She is a fellow of the British Academy and of the Academy of Medical Sciences. She has received the Society for Research in Child Development's Award for Distinuished Scientific Contribution and the American Psychological Association's G. Stanley Hall Award. She has been a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, the Van Leer Foundation in Jerusalem, and universities in Italy. She has written scholarly articles and books, including most recently Children's Friendships: The Beginnings of Intimacy (Blackwell Publications 2004).
Judy Dunn wrote a number of children's books, many of them illustrated with the photographs of her mother, Phoebe Dunn.
Phoebe Dunn's photographs have been published worldwide in more than 20 children's books, a number of them written by her daughter, Judy Dunn.