aEsolen signals with this book his presence in the top rank of authors of cultural criticism.a aAmerican Spectator Play dates, soccer practice, day care, political correctness, drudgery without facts, television, video games, constant supervision, endless distractions: these and other insidious trends in child rearing and education are now the hallmarks of childhood. As author Anthony Esolen demonstrates in this elegantly written, often wickedly funny book, almost everything we are doing to children now constricts their imaginations. Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child takes square aim at these accelerating trends. This practical, insightful book is essential reading for any parent who cares about the paltry thing that childhood has become, and who wants to give a child something beyond the dull drone of todayas culture.We hope that youa#39;ll have fun with this book, that youa#39;ll learn a thing or two, and that youa#39;ll come back to it from time to time. ... Mavis Jukesa#39;s The Guy Book: An Ownera#39;s Manual (2002), a title which plays upon the boya#39;s fascination with machines, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2014-04-08|