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The Aware Baby Helping Young Children Flourish Tears and Tantrums Raising Drug Free Kids Attachment play

The Aware Baby
(revised edition)

Helping Young Children Flourish

Tears and Tantrums

Raising Drug-Free Kids

Attachment Play

Information for booksellers:

Four of these books are published by Shining Star Press, the publishing company of the Aware Parenting Institute. The titles are: The Aware Baby, Helping Young Children Flourish, Tears and Tantrums, and Attachment Play.

You can order these titles from the following wholesalers:
The Aware Baby and Attachment Play: from Ingram Book Company.
Helping Young Children Flourish and Tears and Tantrums: from Baker and Taylor.

Raising Drug-Free Kids is published by Da Capo Press (Perseus Books). Please contact them for ordering information.

For more information about our books, please visit our press room.

Information for individuals and organizations:

You can order the English language editions of these five books from bookstores, online booksellers, or the Aware Parenting Institute. (Dr. Solter has also written two workbooks, which can be ordered only from the Aware Parenting Institute.) See ordering information below.

Foreign language editions: One or more of these books has been translated into Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Please contact a bookstore in your country to order the foreign language editions.

PRICES FOR THE BOOKS AND WORKBOOKS (prices are in U.S. dollars):


Attachment Play: $14.95 per copy.
The Aware Baby (revised edition): $15.95 per copy.
Helping Young Children Flourish: $15.95 per copy.
Tears and Tantrums: $14.95 per copy
Raising Drug-Free Kids: $13.95 per copy


The Aware Baby Workbook: $10.00 per copy.
Helping Young Children Flourish Workbook: $10.00 per copy.

We are currently offering a 50% discount for orders of 20 books or more (for U.S. shipping addresses only). We also offer a bulk order discount of 40% for the two workbooks (shipped to any country). Please see our bulk order discount information below.


-For shipping inside the U.S.: (California residents, please add appropriate sales tax.)
Media mail: Add $3.00 to your order for the first book, $0.50 for each additional book or workbook. Allow 1 to 4 weeks for delivery.
Priority mail: Add $6.00 for the first book, $5.00 for each additional book ($2.00 for each additional workbook). Allow 2 to 7 days for delivery.
-For shipping outside the U.S. (except Canada or Mexico): Add $20.00 to your order for the first book, $6.00 for each additional book. For the workbooks, add $10.00 for the first workbook, $6.00 for each additional workbook. Please see bulk ordering information for the workbooks below. Please inquire about the shipping fee if you wish to combine books and workbooks. Allow 1 to 3 weeks for delivery.
-For shipping to Canada or Mexico: Please inquire.

Note that the following online booksellers in English-speaking countries sell Aletha Solter's books (but not the workbooks):

South Africa:
United Kingdom:,


Books cannot be shipped until payment is received. We're sorry, we cannot accept credit cards, but we do accept payment to our PayPal account at Please make your payment in U.S. dollars. No need to use the order form if you pay by PayPal. Simply indicate with your payment which books you are ordering and provide a shipping address. If you are in the U.S., you can send a check with your completed order form to the Aware Parenting Institute (P.O. Box 206, Goleta, CA 93116, U.S.A.) Please feel free to contact us at if you are not sure of your total cost or need more information.


We sell the two workbooks in batches of 10 for 40% discount. Please inquire about the total cost and shipping fees. We will need to know your country and postal code in order to calculate the shipping fee.


orange ball Your order must be for 20 books or more. The workbooks do not qualify for this special 50% discount.
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orange ball Please inquire about shipping fees for bulk orders. We need to know which books (and how many) you wish to order, as well as your postal code, before we can give you a shipping fee.
orange ball Payment in full must accompany all orders. See payment information above. Books will be shipped after payment is received.


This page was last updated on December 11, 2016. Copyright © 1996 to 2016 by Aletha Solter. All rights reserved. No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means,electronic or mechanical (including copying to other web sites, and including translations), without written permission from Aletha Solter, with the exception of printing pages for personal use. This copyright applies to all the pages and articles from the Aware Parenting Institute web site and Shining Star Press.