Dad Rules

Dad Rules : How My Children Taught Me To Be a Good Parent

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'She says: 'Darling let's have children'. I know this is a historic moment. I must respond like a man. So I ignore her...' - "Sunday Times" columnist Andrew Clover would like to share with you everything he's learned - the hard way - about childcare. Starting at the beginning, by asking why men are so terrified of breeding, he examines every worry a parent is likely to face: How can I make them sleep? How do I choose a good school? Will I ever have sex again? Why should I paint my face like a tiger? Wise and candid, this is the most truthful parenting guide of all time. It's also the funniest and most inspiring read any dad - or mum - could ever hope to read.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 205g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • integrated b&w illustrations
  • 0141033711
  • 9780141033716
  • 1,146,382

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I love, love, LOVED this book ... you will laugh out loud even if you don't have children of your own ... gives traditional "parenting" books the finger ... an outrageous and irreverent adventure News of the World Engaging, endlessly warm and frequently hilarious dispatches from the parental frontline Observer A hilarious and heart-warming insight into the way men think OK! A must for new dads Glamour A fine, witty and unexpectedly moving memoir about fatherhood Metro He's the Hunter S. Thompson of parenting. In other words, he gets it about right -- Rachel Johnson Erudite, beautifully observed, and really rather touching. Just buy the book Scotsman
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About Andrew Clover

Andrew Clover used to read books about Russian people who discover, after a long, long, long, long time, that life is bad. He now reads books about sheep who like hiding behind bushes. These books are much better. You can lift the flap and find a sheep. With the other books, you can't lift a flap and find a Russian. He does the 'Dad Rules' column at the back of the Sunday Times Style magazine. He is a comedian, writer and trophy husband. He lives with his wife, his three daughters and a female dog. Yes, that's a lot of women. In his house, he never rules.
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33 ratings
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3 24% (8)
2 12% (4)
1 3% (1)
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