This book contains chapters on prenatal care, infancy, the preschool child, diseases of childhood and contagious diseases. These subjects are covered in a complete and interesting manner. It is one of the best books for lay reading on infancy that the reviewer has. read in recent years, and is what one would expect from an author of such prominence in the pediatric world. This book can be unhesitatingly recommended to the young mother who wishes a ready reference for the period of infancy and that of the preschool child.