This book provides an exhaustive overview of the Liver and its diseases in children. The Editors have undertaken the mission of producing an easily understandable, yet comprehensive reference book that can be a valuable source of up-to-date information on the subject. Arranged in 8 sections comprising 48 chapters, it covers the entire spectrum of topics from basic anatomy and physiology to the future therapy of liver diseases. The strength of this book is the carefully chosen authors from across the world, who are all outstanding clinicians with vast experience in the field. Together they offer the readers an excellent background for the practice of pediatric hepatology with particular emphasis on diseases in developing countries. In this electronic era, information is available instantly at the click of a button. However, for a thorough understanding of any subject, that is a weak substitute for a well-written textbook.