Books for parents
All the book reviews in this section are by members of the PWT panel and represent their personal views.
Special offer: A Tale of Two Sisters
May 22, 2013
A Tale of Two Sisters
– novella and two short stories – is on a special offer price of just 99p on Amazon. See what other readers had to say about these storeis of family relationships and sibling rivalry.
Made by Dad by Scott Bedford
May 21, 2013
Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff andother great title from Workman reviewed by Jonathan Bell.
The Nature Magpie by Daniel Allen
May 2, 2013
The Nature Magpie by Daniel Allen presents a cornucopia of facts, anecdotes, folklore and literature from the natural world by Daniel Allen, writes Debbi Scholes.
More Maths for Mums and Dads The Teenage Years
Mar 14, 2013
From the authors of the bestselling
Maths for Mums and Dads
, Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew, comes the next guide to get parents and teenagers through the turbulent years of GCSE maths and beyond. Louise Pollard and her husband Harvey get reading...
100 Little Words on Parenthood compiled by Charlie Plunkett
Feb 24, 2013
Charlie Plunkett has gathered the thoughts, advice and tips from parents, grandparents and experts presented in 100 words thsu the title: 100 Little Words on Parenthood.
Meanwhile I Keep Dancing by Tamsin Coates
Feb 19, 2013
Meanwhile I Keep Dancing
is on the one hand a roller-coaster account of a very personal journey, writes Lesley Lodge, but it is also a well-researched kind of guidebook for parents of a deaf child or children – or for anyone interested in deafness in children
Its title is mystifying at first but proves absolutely appropriate once you are told it’s from a quote by Hillel: “I get up. I walk. Meanwhile I keep dancing.”
Parenting Without Tears Guide to Loving Discipline by Anne Coates
Jan 30, 2013
The second in the series,
Parenting Without Tears Guide to Loving Discipline
addresses problems families have and gives strategies for dealing with awkward situations. For three days only this ebook is free to dowoad from Amazon.
Being More Confident by Robert Kelsey
Jan 29, 2013
Do you lack confidence or self-belief? Anne Coates takes a look at
What's stopping You? Being More Confident
by Robert Kelsey – and recommends it with confidence!
The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook by Emily Ansara Baines
Jan 22, 2013
Helen Hunt, one of the excellent cooks on the PWT team, reviews The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook having tried out some of the recipes.
An Inside Job by Tricia Woolfrey and Helen Craven
Dec 31, 2012
At a time of year when many of us are thinking of ways of improving our lives, Anne Coates reviews
An Inside Job
by Tricia Woolfrey and Helen Craven who have devised a programme for "simple & effective self-hypnosis for transformational change".
Top 10 World – DK Eye Witness Travel
Dec 19, 2012
From Dorling Kindersley, a beautiful large format book,
Top 10 World
is a Guide to over 3,000 sights and experiences. Perfect for planning trips and reminiscing about past holidays, writes Anne Coates.
Kids' Clubs and Organizations by Diane Mannion
Dec 11, 2012
A Comprehensive UK Guide
, Dianne Mannion's
Kids' Clubs and Organizations
is exactly what it says it is, writes Anne Coates.
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