Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (Now with Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting)

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Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143122968
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About the Author

Pamela Druckerman is a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times and a former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she covered foreign affairs. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post and Marie Claire. She lives in Paris.

Reviews

"Marvelous . . . Like Julia Child, who translated the secrets of French cuisine, Druckerman has investigated and distilled the essentials of French child-rearing. . . . Druckerman provides fascinating details about French sleep training, feeding schedules and family rituals. But her book's real pleasures spring from her funny, self-deprecating stories. Like the principles she examines, Druckerman isn't doctrinaire." -- NPR

"Bringing Up Bébé is a must-read for parents who would like their children to eat more than white pasta and chicken fingers."

-- Fox News

"On questions of how to live, the French never disappoint. . . . Maybe it all starts with childhood. That is the conclusion that readers may draw from Bringing Up Bébé."

-- The Wall Street Journal

"French women don't have little bags of emergency Cheerios spilling all over their Louis Vuitton handbags. They also, Druckerman notes, wear skinny jeans instead of sweatpants.The world arguably needs more kids who don't throw food."

-- Chicago Tribune

"I've been a parent now for more than eight years, and--confession--I've never actually made it all the way through a parenting book. But I found Bringing Up Bébé to be irresistible."

-- Slate