Child of the World: Montessori, Global Education for Age 3-12+, is a new book by Susan Macylin Stephenson, an internationally recognized figure in the Montessori world, known for her work in India, Russia, Tibet, Thailand, and the Middle East, as well as for her passionate and evocative writing about Montessori.
Stephenson and her husband Jim Stephenson are the directors of the Michael Olaf Montessori Company, a highly regarded source for developmentally appropriate toys, classroom furniture and materials, and publications. MichaelOlaf.com (the store) also operates MichaelOlaf.net, a respected source of Montessori information, overviews, links and resources, and Stephenson publishes The International Montessori Index, an excellent collection of Montessori information and links.
For years, Stephenson’s articles and insights about Montessori and child development have been highlights of the Michael Olaf catalogs and website. Now her writing about Montessori and the child from 3 to 12 years have been collected in her new book, available at Michael Olaf, NAMTA, and Amazon. Glowing reviews and sales are piling up. It looks to be a great resource for schools and families.