The authors and SAGE would like to thank all the reviewers for their time, help and feedback which supported the creation of the new edition of this book:

Ally Dunhill, Lecturer in Children’s Services and Integrated Working, University of Hull

Dr Caroline Bath, Programme Leader for Early Childhood Education and Research Development, Liverpool John Moores University

Mandy Lee, Programme Manager, Early Childhood, University of the West of England

Hiroko Fumoto, Programme Manager, Senior Lecturer, Yew Chung Community College, Hong Kong

Babs Anderson, Lecturer in Childhood Studies, Liverpool Hope University

Louise Dryden, Freelance consultant in early years education

Dr Anna Kilderry, Senior Lecturer Early Childhood Education, Victoria University Australia

Lee Hurrell, Associate Lecturer, Plymouth University

Linda Tyler, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader BA(Hons) Early Childhood with Practitioner Options, University of Worcester

Helen Bradford, Lecturer, University of Cambridge

SAGE and the authors would also like to thank the following for their individual contributions to the book and its online resources:

Tracy Hutchinson and Nicola Wallace from Beach Babies Nursery in Cambridge for allowing us to visit their wonderful setting and record child observational videos in support of this book.

Kay Fisher, Sheila Homer and Lynsey Thomas for providing the case studies in Chapter 7.

Sandra Davison for providing the case study for Chapter 16.