In this innovative guide to research in early childhood, the research process is presented as a journey and this book is your roadmap. The authors takthe reader ,step-by-step, through the practical considerations and complexities of undertaking research with young children featuring the real-world research journeys of two student researchers. Their authentic stories describe the emotions, challenges and moments of exhilaration involved in completing a research project. The book gives guidance on all aspects of the research process, including: @! selecting a topic @! ethical considerations @! collecting your data @! analysing your data @! disseminating your findings. This book will be an invaluable guide to students of Early Childhood and Early Years completing a research project or writing a thesis or dissertation.