Penelope Leach biography

Penelope Leach

Psychologist, Author

1937 –

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Who is Penelope Leach?

Penelope J. Leach is a British psychologist who writes extensively on parenting issues from a child development perspective.

Leach is best known for her book Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five, published in 1977, which has sold over two million copies to date. Leach notes in the introduction to that book: "Whatever you are doing, however you are coping, if you listen to your child and to your own feelings, there will be something you can actually do to put things right or make the best of those that are wrong."

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Born
Nov 19, 1937
Hampstead
Also known as
  • Penelope J. Leach
  • Penelope Jane Balchin
Parents
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • London School of Economics
  • Newnham College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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