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French Children Don't Throw Food

by Pamela Druckerman

French Children Don't Throw Food Synopsis

'Fascinating...gripping...extremely funny...I loved it. It made me want to move to Paris' - India Knight, Sunday Times _______ Do you want to learn the secrets of the parents of France's well-behaved children? How come French babies sleep through the night? Why do French children happily eat what is put in front of them? How can French mothers chat to their friends while their children play quietly? _______ Parents are saying MERCI to Pamela Druckerman! ***** 'Our parenting bible' ***** 'You are not alone! ... Brilliantly funny and really helpful.' ***** 'Eye opening ... it has changed the way I view and interact with my little one!'

French Children Don't Throw Food Press Reviews

Well-written, funny and doesn't take itself too seriously * Irish Sunday Independent * This witty book will leave you with a few tricks up your sleeve as you embrace the French culture * TES * Pamela Druckerman is a charming narrator... she has produced an important guide to staying calm, and if half of what she says about anglophone parents is true, her book should be dispensed on prescription * Spectator * 'I couldn't put it down! Smart, funny, provocative, and genuinely eye-opening.' -- Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Fascinating and enlightening... Druckerman's observations struck me as Eureka discoveries that could improve interaction between adults and children here * The Lady * Observant, dryly entertaining... In recounting how her three children went native, Druckerman is engagingly self-deprecating... This book is worth its price for the crucial information it reveals about how to win the sleep wars * Daily Mail * Self-deprecating, witty, informative... But however much she admires the easy, calm authority French parents seem to posess, will Druckerman manage it herself? Her efforts to do so add a compelling narrative to this fascinating study of French parenting * Guardian * Fascinating... gripping... extremely funny... A desperately needed corrective to received wisdom about child-rearing and what having children is supposed to do to a woman's sense of self. I loved it. It made me want to move to Paris * The Sunday Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552779173
Publication date: 16th January 2013
Author: Pamela Druckerman
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Memoirs, Child care & upbringing,

About Pamela Druckerman

Pamela Druckerman is the author of the number one Sunday Times bestseller French Children Don't Throw Food (published in the US as Bringing Up Bebe), which has been translated into 27 languages. She is also a Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times. She lives in Paris with her English husband and their children.

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