How to Talk When Kids Won't Listen: Whining, Fighting, Meltdowns, Defiance, and Other Challenges of Childhood


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Scribner Book Company
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5.61 X 8.39 X 1.06 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Joanna Faber and Julie King are the authors of the bestselling book, How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7, which has been translated into twenty-two languages worldwide. They created the app HOW TO TALK: Parenting Tips in Your Pocket, a companion to their book, as well as the app Parenting Hero. Together they speak to schools, businesses, and parent groups nationally and internationally, they lead "How To Talk" workshops and support groups online and in person, and provide private consultations. Visit them at, on Facebook @FaberandKing or on Instagram @HowtoTalk.forParents.


"Encouraging. . . . full of ideas worth returning to, this guide will leave parents feeling prepared." --Publishers Weekly

"Part of the bestselling 'How to Talk' series, this book is yet another winner. . . . an essential guide that's easy to dip into as needed." --BookPage

"Parents looking for a one-stop approach to parenting will find this book very helpful." --Booklist

"Make room on your bookshelf or kitchen table! This is the book you'll turn to when you're wondering 'What do I say now?' It will keep you laughing and learning, and it will help change your family dynamics from conflict to cooperation." --Adele Faber, co-author of How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

"Joanna Faber and Julie King have hit another one out of the park. With their trademark humor, wisdom, empathy and down-to-earth techniques, they address the everyday struggles that take the joy out of family life, such as power struggles and outbursts of emotion (our children's outbursts and our own)." --Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD, author of Playful Parenting and The Opposite of Worry

"Joanna Faber and Julie King are experts in respectful communication with little kids. How to Talk When Kids Won't Listen is a master class for parents to help kids through their difficult feelings and get kids to listen. I will be recommending this book for anyone who wants less conflict and more snuggles." --Hunter Clarke-Fields, author of Raising Good Humans