Parenting, Child Self-Esteem and Achievement Motivation is a book that really educates parents on parenting. The author has taken time to give parents, teachers and researchers theories and models of parenting, particularly the author’s model of authoritative parenting, for educating and training of parents. The interesting areas for parents to look out for are the various parenting styles; appropriate, inappropriate and dysfunctional parenting. The book is not limited to parents alone, it deals with teachers as well. The personality variables of self-esteem and achievement motivation were explained as well as how parents and teachers can help in developing them in children.