The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care by Benjamin Spock

The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (often referred to simply as Baby and Child Care), written by Benjamin Spock, was first published on 14 July 1946, and is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. By 1998, it had sold more than 50 million copies. It has been translated into 39 languages, claimed by Channel 4 programme "Bringing Up Baby" to be second only to the Bible in non-fiction sales. Another source places the book as the seventh best-selling "non-fiction" book of all time.

The 153rd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
  2. - The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time (The Guardian)
  3. - The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)

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The Common Sense Book of Baby And Child Care New Edition Completely Revised Hardcover 5861781 $8.87
The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care Paperback 133290 $26.66 $21.31 2013