Robert Needlman

Dr. Robert Needlman is a leading pediatrician, professor, and author. He is the cofounder of the Reach Out and Read literacy program, which now helps millions of children to grow up loving books (learn more at, and is a widely featured speaker on early learning, literacy, and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. In addition to being the revising co-author of Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, 8th and 9th editions, he is the author of Dr. Spock’s Baby Basics and writes for

Books by this Author

Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care, 10th edition
Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care
Dr. Spock's Baby Basics