"Your child's name can affect her chances of success at school, in love and at work. So no pressure, then, on choosing the right name? There's plenty of inspiration (and what-not-to-dos) in Brilliant Baby Names" - Junior Pregnancy & Baby, April 2008
"Brilliant Baby Names by Geoff and Laura King is just that - a book filled with advice on how to choose the best name for your child... It's a must" I'm Pregnant, April 2008
"A good, although not definitive, list with some interesting material to help you make your decision and a useful list of books and websites." - Families Magazine April 2008--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
"Brilliant Baby Names is just that - a book filled with advice on how to choose the best name for your child ... It's a must."
I'm Pregnant Magazine
Choosing a name for your child is both exciting and, for some of us, slightly daunting. Do you go for something traditional, or something modern? A name with a special meaning, or one that you simply like the sound of? And how do you make sure the name you choose will be loved by your child as much as by you?
Brilliant Baby Names provides all the answers. With over 14,000 names to choose from, both ancient and modern, traditional and global, there’s all the inspiration you could need to get you started.
And to make sure that you pick a name that both you and your child love for life, the book offers:
- top tips on what to consider when choosing a name
- advice on the common pitfalls and how to avoid them
- a fascinating insight into the psychology of names, and how different choices might affect your child’s future happiness and success
- meaning and origin of all 14,000+ names listed
- inspiration from books, film and music
- a quick rundown on the legal side of naming your baby.
Laura King is a mother of three and psychologist who worked in children’s mental health and lectured in psychology.
Geoff King is a father of three, businessman and published author. He also founded the website www.brilliant-baby-names.com.