THAT the child is indeed father of the man is being made increasingly obvious by the findings of modern psychological research. Any books, therefore, that aim at awakening in the developing child a sincere interest in a human activity so worth-while as the study and cultivation of plants are to be welcomed.
(1) Botany for Children
Lady Elphinstone. Pp. iv + 160 + 12 plates. (London: Burns, Oates and Washbourne, Ltd., 1936.) 3s. 6d.
(2) The Junior Gardener
Harriet Price. Walter P. Wright. Pp. xii + 134 + 4 plates. (London: J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd., 1936.) 5s. net.