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We have all the best parenting books and family books for all your needs. We also sell family books at unbelievable prices that will help you through all the tricky stages of life and growing up.

  • TALL

    Stand Tall Like a Mountain (Paperback)

    Suzy Reading

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    Suzy Reading's Stand Tall Like a Mountain inspires you to help your children think more positively and pay attention to all the important elements of their mental health.

    This empowering, illustrated book will help you help your children deal with everyday emotions, encourage them to express how they feel and learn all about their bodies and minds.

    It also encourages parents to learn from their children's actions and includes a selection of easy and fun yoga poses to help promote positivity. The ideas in this book will help your family gain better understanding of each other.
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  • DDVE

    Dadventures (Hardback)

    Alex Gregory

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    Alex Gregory, a two-time Olympic gold medallist rower and dedicated dad, shares some of his favourite things to do with the kids in this inspiring book.

    From after-school adventures to marvellous memories, his ideas will help you enjoy some quality family time. From working on homework up a tree to building an ancient bridge, this is a practical and easy guide for all ages.

    There are different ideas for different time slots, so you'll always have something to do - whether you only have half an hour to spare or are itching for an overnight experience.

    Get ready for the Dadventure of a lifetime!
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  • WMCH

    What's My Child Thinking? (Paperback)

    Tanith Carey

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    From pleads of 'I'm not tired' to passionate boasts of 'Look what I've done', this handy guide will help you understand the psychology behind your child's behaviour and choose the best kind of response.

    It covers over 100 everyday situations and offers recommendations on dealing with each one. It explains the thought process behind your child's behaviour and also the feelings you will experience as a parent.

    Rooted in evidence-based clinical psychology and based around positive parenting, this book will help you understand your children's innermost thoughts and tackles important topics including temper tantrums, sibling rivalry and peer pressure.
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  • HTTL

    How to Talk so Teens will Listen & Listen so Teens will Talk (Paperback)

    Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

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    The teenage years can be very difficult for all the family as youngsters enter adulthood and begin to change in so many ways. Part of this development involves drastic changes in personality that can make communicating with teenagers very difficult for parents.

    Luckily, the Mumsnet Parenting Book of the Year winners Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, have returned with How to Talk so Teens Will Listen & Listen so Teens will Talk.

    An accessible guide on how to provide a respectful approach to parenting during the troublesome teenage years, this book covers topics ranging from curfews and cliques to sex and drugs and also offers innovative suggestions that will help build the foundation for lasting relationships.
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    FMLN

    Family London (Paperback)

    Jimi Famurewa

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    Whether you have tots or teens, this essential guide showcases the best - and most affordable - experiences London has to offer.

    London is a hugely exciting city, bursting with all kinds of culture and this book covers everything from bucket-list days out to under-the-radar attractions and cafes that are more than happy to welcome your children.

    There are also a selection of awesome outdoor spaces for you to explore. This is a must-have guide for anyone who loves London - whether you're a local or are planning a visit.
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    SKTM

    Sketchy Muma (Hardback)

    Anna Lewis

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    The Sketchy Muma book is full of illustrations that perfectly capture the joys and stresses of being a mother. Acclaimed by Giovanna Fletcher, this is perfect for old and new parents.

    From the first pregnancy test to labour, birth, coming home and venturing out for the first time, the illustrations are sure to strike a chord.

    It also looks at experiences including soft play hell, chronic sleep deprivation and mastering the art of eating dinner with one hand.
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    HMHB

    Happy Mum, Happy Baby (Hardback)

    Giovanna Fletcher

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    After being awarded the Celebrity Mum of the Year title, Giovanna Fletcher talks about what a positive and uplifting experience raising children is in Happy Mum, Happy Baby.

    Although she covers the physical, mental and emotional challenges faced by mothers, Giovanna focuses on the positives of family life and explains the lessons she has learned through her parenthood journey so far.

    Married to McFly's Tom Fletcher, Giovanna and her family are hugely popular and in this book she encourages you to be confident in yourself as a parent and celebrates how putting a focus on being a happy and confident mum can inspire babies and children to also be happier.
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  • HYST

    Help Your Kids With SATS (Paperback)

    Carol Vorderman

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    This DK book will help you help your children as they study for their SATS tests. It's packed with practical advice for coping with the pressure of exams.

    It has tips for giving reassuring support and has an appealing visual guide to help you handle children's anxieties and recognise their learning style, including what methods work best for them.

    Other chapters explain what test papers actually involve and there are also reference and practical activities to help children prepare for each one.

    Supporting the National Curriculum in reading, spelling, grammar, punctuation and maths, this is an essential guide for parents who want to help their children succeed at this very important time.
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  • HKM2 7 years +

    Help Your Kids with Maths (Paperback)

    Carol Vorderman

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    Help Your Kids With Maths, by Carol Vorderman, is a simple, easy-to-follow maths encyclopedia that covers everything children need to know about maths, from long division to trigonometry.

    This guide uses diagrams and step-by-step instructions to teach maths skills from basic numeracy up to more complicated problems, such as algebra and statistics.

    It's sure to come in helpful for children aged from 9+.
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  • WMDJ

    Why Mummy Drinks: The Journal (Paperback)

    Gill Sims

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    The companion journal to Gill Sims' hilarious Why Mummy Drinks gives you somewhere to reflect on all of the ups and downs and joys and trials of motherhood.

    This journal doesn't focus on meditation or mindfulness but instead encourages you to celebrate the person you are and reveals how it's OK for busy mums to enjoy a drink from time to time... It even features drink recommendations at the end of each month!

    The journal is packed with laugh-out-loud illustrations, creative prompts and witty reflections on events throughout the year that will strike a chord with mums everywhere.
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  • AMSK

    101 Amazing Dad Skills (Hardback)

    Edward Dickens

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    From the best dad dancing to improvised bedtime stories, this hilarious book is full of essential tips for any dad-to-be or new father.

    From Dad jokes that are perfect for the airport to mastering the art of papier-mache and making the most of your garden, this book is full of fun and inspiring advice that will make you succeed as a Dad! There are even tips on putting on a magical Harry Potter-themed party.

    Both old and new skills are covered - from managing a sleepover to mastering snapchat. This book is fully illustrated and comes with 'Amazing Dad' vouchers. It really is the Daddy of all parental advice books.
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  • MNDP

    Mindful Parenting (Paperback)

    Oli Doyle

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    Perfect for those who have just welcomed a new member of the family, Oli Doyle's Mindful Parenting is a book that will help new parents cut out the stress and find peace and joy in just six weeks.

    Promising to give parents all the skills they need to enjoy every moment with their children, this book shows how mindfulness can play an important role in parenthood.

    Inspiring and empowering, its key learnings include helping parents change their beliefs and views on what the 'perfect parent' should be; showing them how to enjoy the simple things, and how 'not knowing' should be considered a positive and exciting state of mind.
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  • HMCL

    How to Make Children Laugh (Hardback)

    Michael Rosen

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    We're Going on a Bear Hunt author Michael Rosen knows better than most how to make children laugh and in this book he reveals his top tips so you can do the same.

    The former Children's Laureate talks about why practical jokes, pantomimes and poetry that doesn't make any sense delights children so much and reveals how you can take inspiration from this - not to mention belching, banana skins and bear hunts - to bring a smile to the faces of children close to you.
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  • DSAA

    Hurrah for Gin: The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams (Hardback)

    Katie Kirby

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    Hurrah for Gin's cartoon illustrations have struck a chord with many parents, but now it's time for the foul-mouthed and highly opinionated 2 1/4-year-old Archie Adams (also created by Katie Kirby) to have his say...

    It reveals just how hard life is for Archie. He's always being told what to do ('Eat your tea, Archie', 'Stop putting Mummy's phone in the bin, Archie') and now he's just found out that his parents are going to replace him with a younger sibling.

    There are also cartoon showing Archie's friend Amelie teaching him the good swear words and his penchant for naked protests. Honest, emotional and laugh-out-loud, this is a hilarious, no-holds-barred account of what it's like to be a toddler.

    Please note this book contains language some may deem inappropriate.
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    AG1081

    Mothers and Daughters (Hardback)

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    Show your mother just how much you care about her with this evocative book. It contains 153 heart-warming quotations that capture the bond and love between mother and daughter.
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  • BUOEP

    Nine Perfect Strangers (Paperback)

    Liane Moriarty

    From the author behind the award-winning TV series Big Little Lies, this captivating book is a funny yet poignant novel that will be enjoyed by readers of Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn.

    Nine perfect strangers, each hiding an imperfect life. A luxury retreat cut off from the outside world. Ten days that promise to change your life. But some promises - like some lives - are perfect lies...
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  • BWTIU

    The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) (Hardback)

    Philippa Perry

    Full of sage and sane advice, this hopeful book from renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us the vital dos and don'ts of parenting and what really matters when it comes to making children happy.

    Instead of mapping out the 'perfect' plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing, judgement-free book will help you to:
    - Understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting
    - Accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them
    - Break the negative cycles and patterns
    - Handle your own and your child's feelings
    - Understand what different behaviours communicate
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  • BWHEM

    Potty Training Magic (Paperback)

    Amanda Jenner

    The easy, effective and playful way to potty train - fast! Potty training is a major and exciting milestone for toddlers yet something all parents universally dread - and put off! Amanda Jenner, ITV's Toilet Training expert with decades of experience, is here to help you think differently and approach this challenge with confidence - and even with a little bit of magic. Amanda's hugely successful five day plan, with no need to take time off work or wait until the holidays, will help you to: *know when your toddler is ready and how best to prepare *see the world through your toddler's eyes - and be their best coach *overcome setbacks including regression and constipation *use the most effective language and harness creative play to make it all fun! Covering every conceivable problem, and suitable for children with learning difficulties, with Amanda's super easy playful plan there's no excuse not to get started. 'After hearing about Amanda and her wonderful skills with toddlers, I called upon her for my youngest child, and I was absolutely amazed of the difference she made within a few days. Every home should have an Amanda.' - Charlotte Tilbury
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  • BUHCF

    Everything I Know About Love (Paperback)

    Dolly Alderton

    Award-winning journalist Dolly Alderton brings you this wildly funny Sunday Times bestseller about growing up and navigating all kinds of love along the way.

    Dolly survived her twenties (just about) and in Everything I know About Love, she gives an unflinching account of the bad dates and squalid flat-shares, the heartaches and humiliations, and most importantly, the unbreakable female friendships that helped her to hold it all together.

    Glittering with wit, heart and humour, this is a book to press into the hands of every woman who has ever been there or is about to find themselves taking that first step towards the rest of their lives.
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  • BRJZG

    Yoga for Children--Yoga Cards (Paperback)

    Lisa Flynn

    Teaching children about yoga and mindfulness has never been so easy! Yoga for Children-Yoga Cards offers children a fun approach to learning with a trusted and attentive instructor-you! Complete with full-color, easy-to-follow photographs and step-by-step instructions, this interactive deck includes more than 50 cards divided into four color-coded categories: Mindful Me mindfulness activities, Time to Breathe breathing exercises, Strike a Pose yoga poses, and Rest & Relax relaxation exercises. Whether you're a parent looking for a fun activity for you and your child, or an educator, occupational therapist, or kids' yoga teacher interested in a wonderful new resource, this deck is the perfect way to share yoga and mindfulness with children. Together, you'll enjoy the many benefits of the various activities while-most importantly-having fun!
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  • AEXHS

    The Whole-Brain Child (Paperback)

    Tina Payne Bryson

    In this pioneering, practical book for parents, neuroscientist Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson explain the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Different parts of a child's brain develop at different speeds and understanding these differences can help you turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child's brain and raise calmer, happier children. Featuring clear explanations, age-appropriate strategies and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, "The Whole-Brain Child" will help your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives using twelve key strategies, including: Name It to Tame It: Corral raging right-brain behavior through left-brain storytelling, appealing to the left brain's affinity for words and reasoning to calm emotional storms and bodily tension; and, Engage, Don't Enrage: Keep your child thinking and listening, instead of purely reacting. It also includes: Move It or Lose It: Use physical activities to shift your child's emotional state; Let the Clouds of Emotion Roll By: Guide your children when they are stuck on a negative emotion, and help them understand that feelings come and go; SIFT: Help children pay attention to the Sensations, Images, Feelings, and Thoughts within them so that they can make better decisions and be more flexible; and, Connect Through Conflict: Use discord to encourage empathy and greater social success.
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  • BYIDQ

    The Tickle Fingers Kids' Cookbook (Hardback)

    Annabel Woolmer

    If you enjoyed The Tickle Fingers Toddler Cookbook, you'll love this one! Focussing on the next stage up, ages 4-7, The Tickle Fingers Children's Cookbook maintains all of the practical, easy-to-follow, age-appropriate and allergy-friendly advice parents loved in the first book. With over 60 new recipes and activities to inspire and guide parents, grandparents and carers to help young children develop a love of food through cooking and play, it will convince even the fussiest of eaters to try new food and make meals the whole family can enjoy. Written in very simple language with clear achievable instructions, it's an ideal first cookbook for children beginning to read and who are ready to get creative and engage with food in a relaxed and fun way. These delicious recipes include children's favourite snacks like Rough Puff Cheese Straws and Chocolate Chip Cookies, as well as more adventurous flavours such as Baba Ganoush and Orange and Almond Cake. There are also veg-filled suppers, including Super Stew and Veggie Kebab, and fun breakfasts like Tropical Smoothie, Pick 'n' Mix Granola and Tray-Bake Pancakes to inspire a life-time love of good food and cooking.
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  • BWNUY

    10 Mindful Minutes (Paperback)

    Goldie Hawn

    'This is a remarkable book . . . Read it and use it: you may find you are doing nothing less than giving back to your children their childhood, while they still have the chance to live it' Mark Williams, Director, University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre and author of Mindfulness: Finding peace in a frantic world '10 Mindful Minutes can help any adult - parent, grandparent, teacher - make double use of their moments with the children they love and have a terrific time while helping shape that child's brain for a lifetime of resilience and happiness' Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence Bestselling author Goldie Hawn offers parents a practical guide for helping their children to learn better and live more happily. Based on the MindUP programme, supported by the Hawn Foundation, 10 Mindful Minutes outlines short, practical exercises for parents and children - taking less than 10 minutes - to help young children and teenagers reduce stress and anxiety, improve concentration and academic performance, effectively manage emotions and behaviour, develop greater empathy for others and the world, and be more optimistic and happy. Representing the culmination of years of research and programmes developed by the Hawn Foundation currently being used by schools internationally, this book will help children and parents develop mindfulness which has been proven to promote more effective learning and happier lives.
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    Meant to Be (Hardback)

    Lisa Faulkner

    What happens when life doesn?t turn out as you expect?When Lisa Faulkner learned that she wouldn?t have biological children, her plans and expectations for her life were derailed. But, in the months and years that followed, she discovered that there was more than one way to build a family - and that there is a lot of joy to be found in life?s unexpected detours.In a raw and inspiring story of one woman?s journey through motherhood, family life and self-discovery, Lisa explores the many forms that family can take, and discovers the power of embracing your Plan B. For anyone who has ever found themselves facing the unexpected in life - whether that?s divorce, infertility, adoption or any other personal challenge - this is an uplifting account of finding love in unexpected places, and building your life on your own terms.
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