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Publisher Description

The no.1 bestseller everyone is talking about:

How the French manage to raise well-behaved children, AND have a life!

Who hasn’t noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our own?
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?
Why are French mothers more likely to be seen in skinny jeans than tracksuit bottoms?

'Fascinating...gripping...extremely funny...I loved it. It made me want to move to Paris' - India Knight, Sunday Times

'I couldn't put it down' Chris Evans

Biographies & Memoirs
19 January
The Random House Group Limited

Customer Reviews

Elyagm ,

French children don't throw food

Throw away all those other books on child rearing and get back to basics, the French way! So refreshing

DarkeRose ,

Excellent book!!

This is such a good book on parenting, I wish I had had this 30-odd years ago!!!
It seems very Montessori-based. I was very impressed with the book and the author, especially that she researched it by herself!!! Excellent journalism.
Excellent book !! All parents should read and benefit by this book..
Well done!!

Carole's Going Crazy! ,

French Children Don't Throw Food

I read this in one day, couldn't get enough! My baby is 13 months - taking his first steps and so becoming a toddler. The dreaded tantrums are starting as he asserts his will. I have been looking for a book which offers some advice on good old-fashioned parenting, where the children turn out well behaved and I stay sane. This book delivers and more. It's a parenting book, self-help manual and at times, laugh out loud in it's observations on parenting dilemmas. I recommend to all parents - essential reading!

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