ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE is a comprehensive resource book written for child care administrators & prospective teachers in the 90's. It is also a primary text for Child Development Associate (CDA) candidates & can be used as the basis of an undergraduate methods course in early childhood education. ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE includes practical suggestions for setting up classrooms & planning & implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants, toddlers, & preschoolers. It also provides help in guiding children's behavior & working effectively with parents & staff member. ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE uses a theatrical metaphor as an organizational framework. Clever anecdotes, photographs & cartoon illustrations enable the reader to reference the chapters easily. A major plus in ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE is that it combines the broad perspective of the early childhood professor with the practical know-how of the practitioner who works with children on a daily basis. All curriculum activities & suggestions have been derived from &/or field tested in private & subsidized child care centers serving children from a wide spectrum of ethnic & socioeconomic backgrounds. The companion volumes are the ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE TRAINEE'S MANUAL & the ALL ABOUT CHILD CARE INSTRUCTOR'S GUIDE.Segal, Marilyn is the author of 'All about Child Care', published 1991 under ISBN 9781879744011 and ISBN 1879744015.