Required reading:

• Montessori, Maria (1992) Education and Peace, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Mario M. (1992) Education for Human Development, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1988) The Absorbent Mind, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1991) The Advanced Montessori Method (Volume 1), Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1988) The Discovery of the Child, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1989) The Formation of Man, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria The Four Planes of Education (AMI Pamphlet)
• Montessori, Maria (1983) The Secret of Childhood, London: Sangam Books
• Montessori, Mario The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education (AMI Pamphlet)
• Montessori, Maria (2012) The 1946 London Lectures, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson

Recommended Reading:

• Kahn, D. (Ed.) (1979) Language, Literature and The Family, Montessori Talks to
Parents, Series 2, Vol. 1, North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Kahn D. (Ed.) (1979) The Child in Nature, Montessori Talks to Parents, Series 2,
Vol. 2 North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Kahn D. (Ed.) (1980) The Creative Personality, Montessori Talks to Parents,
Series 2, Vol. 3, North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Kahn D. (Ed.) (1978) The Home environment, Montessori Talks to Parents,
Series 1, Vol. 1, North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Kahn D. (Ed.) (1979) The Road to Discipline, Montessori Talks to Parents, Series 1,
Vol. 2, North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Kahn, D. (Ed.) (1979) The Spiritual Side of Love, Montessori Talks to Parents,
Series 1, Vol. 3, North American Montessori Teacher’s Association
• Lawrence, L. (1998) Montessori Read and Write, London: Ebury Press
• Lillard, A. S. (2017) Montessori: the Science Behind the Genius, (3rd ed.),
New York: Oxford University Press
• Montanaro, S. (1991) Understanding the Human Being, The Importance of First
Three Years of Life (2nd Ed.), Mountain View, California: Nienhuis Montessori
• Montessori, Maria (1997) Basic Ideas of Montessori Educational Theory:
Extracts from Maria Montessori’s Writings and Teachings, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1965) Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, New York: Schocken
• Montessori, Maria (1989) Education for a New World, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (2000) From Childhood to Adolescence, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (2017) Maria Montessori Talks to Parents, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (2012) Psychoarithmetica, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (2011) Psychogeometry, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1989) To Educate Human Potential, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1991) The Advanced Montessori Method (Volume II), Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1997) The California Lectures of Maria Montessori, 1915, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria M. (1989) The Child in the Family, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1989) The Child, Society and the World, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Mario (2003) The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education, Association Montessori Internationale
• Montessori, Maria (2013) The 1913 Rome Lectures, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Montessori, Maria (1989) What Should You Know About Your Child, Amsterdam: Montessori-Pierson
• Polk Lillard, P. (1972) Montessori: A Modern Approach, New York: Schocken
• Polk Lillard, P. (1996) Montessori Today, New York: Schocken
• Pollard, M. (1990) Maria Montessori, Watford: Exley
• Ramachandran, R. (Ed.) (1994) Creative Development in the Child (Volume I); based on transcripts of lectures given by
Maria Montessori on the Madras course 1939, Madras: Kalakshetra Publications
• Ramachandran, R. (Ed.) (1994) Creative Development in the Child (Volume II); based on transcripts of lectures given by
Maria Montessori on the Madras course 1939, Madras: Kalakshetra Publications
• Standing, E. M. (1998) Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work, London: Plume
• Stephenson, M. E. (2002) A Collection of Essays, Rochester: AMI/USA