The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting

The School of Life; Alain de Botton (Series edited by); Bronia Stewart (Photographer)

$26.99 Hardback
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A playful gift book that explores the highs and lows of parenting in a series of compassionate, authentic and humorous mini essays.


Full of colorful original photographs, The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting promises us a gentle way of staying calm around one of the most arduous yet deeply fulfilling jobs in the world.


This playful adult board book distills 2,000 years of philosophy into 26 consoling mini essays that shed light on trials and pleasures of parenting.


  • A PLAYFUL BOARD BOOK FOR ADULTS illustrated with full color, original photographs throughout.

  • 26 DIGESTIBLE MINI ESSAYS to reassure and entertain the modern parent.

  • PRACTICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL parenting advice that doesn't shy away from the imperfections of family life.

  • THE IDEAL GIFT for parents at all stages of their family journey.

ISBN: 9781999917937
Publication Date: 09-Apr-2019
Publisher: Affirm Press