It can be a daunting experience, arriving home with a newborn for the first time. And for many parents, the questions, anxieties, ups and downs will continue well after their children have been fed, clothed, schooled and raised, and have set off on adventures of their own. Luckily there are millions like you, and there’s a good chance your questions have been asked and answered by other parents and experts too. Here are some books full of foolproof parenting advice to guide you through some of the most challenging years of any adult human’s life.
The 20th anniversary edition of Australia’s top-selling, most respected pregnancy book – fully revised and updated.
'I want to tell you a story about my daughter, my beautiful failure. Every day of her high school life was a struggle. She woke up in the morning and the thought of going to school was like an enormous mountain to climb.'
From the authors of The Princess Bitchface Syndrome 2.0 and The Prince Boofhead Syndrome comes this essential guide for how to survive (and thrive) while living with your adolescents.
Soon enough, every parent will have to discuss online safety with their children. Widely regarded as Australia's first cyber cop, cyber-safety expert Susan McLean shows you how in this revised and updated edition of her bestselling book.
The sequel to Up the Duff – the essential guide to the care of babies and toddlers, from Australia’s most loved and trusted voice for parents and carers.
Starting school for the first time is a significant milestone in every child's life. But how do you know when your child is ready?
Be alert but not alarmed ? understanding the digital world that your kids inhabit.
This book tells parents, in very practical terms, what you can do from birth to twelve to ensure your children have their best chance at coping with life.
The must-have girls’ guide for the teen years, fully revised and updated edition 2019/2020.
Just discovered you're pregnant? Feeling a little bit lost? From small worries to life-changing decisions, here is the information and guidance you need, from professionals you can depend on.
Everything you need to know about parenting the school-aged kids of today, by Australia's leading parenting expert and bestselling author Michael Carr-Gregg.
The vital guide to letting kids reclaim their independence
The Pregnancy and Baby Book has a fresh and breezy design with authoritative advice on pregnancy, babies and early childhood. The magazine-style layout makes it a pleasure to read, and full of surprises.
The phenomenal Australian bestseller – over 100,000 copies sold.
Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build their strengths.
By the author of the phenomenally successful The Princess Bitchface Syndrome comes the highly anticipated and long-awaited companion volume about parenting teenage boys.
A parenting book for people who don't buy parenting books.
A new inclusive and effective approach to parenting, and discipline methods that really work, from trained specialist and clinical therapist Dr Anna Martin.
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when your child suffers from anxiety, but there are many things you can do to help.
Three Penguin Random House novels honoured among the Australian Book Review’s fan favourites.
Stories real and imagined about the moral cost of slavery, and its implications on humanity.