"This is the brilliant, provocative, humane synthesis we've been waiting for. I hope Magical Child is read by every parent and parent-to-be, every educator, everyone interested in the future of our society."
George Leonard, author of Mastery
"An innovative, philosophical restructuring of modern child psychology."
"A profound, readable, and exciting book."
"This is one of the most important and beautiful books I have ever read. . . . The book is written with the passion of a man who not only cares but knows."
Joseph Chilton Pearce is the father of five children and the author of The Crack in the Cosmic Egg, Exploring the Crack in the Cosmic Egg, The Bond of Power, and The Magical Child Matures. A former humanities teacher, he now devotes his time to lecturing and writing.
90 % of the child's potential is usually lost in the first few yearsPublished 14 months ago by Gueorgui Lazarov
This is a wonderful book for anyone who is open-minded and interested in the radical potential of the human (child). While it is a difficult read, it is worth it. Read morePublished on April 11 2003
I could barely keep my eyes open through this one. It's so theoretical and dry. There's nothing practical in this for parents. Maybe more so for the professionals. Read morePublished on March 24 2003
I'm only halfway done with this book and I love it. Similar to the Continuum Concept, only so much more in depth. Parts are alomt mystical. Read morePublished on July 12 2001 by "stellaluna19"
I have found this book to be compelling. I felt quite alone in my thinking world until Mr. Pearce's insights made their way into my heart and mind. He reads true. Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2001
Magical Child does have its moments but these are few and far between. One has to wade through overwrought hyperbole and constant repetition to get at the few insights Mr. Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2000 by firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the best childhood education book I have ever read. Since first picking this book up in the late 70s, I've read it again and again and have probably given away 50 copies to... Read morePublished on Dec 31 1998 by Subarachi