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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 34 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Childless Voices: Stories of Longing, Loss, Resistance and Choice by Lorna Gibb
    Childless Voices: Stories of Longing, Loss, Resistance and Choice - by Lorna Gibb

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783782642 | ISBN 10: 1783782641

    From the playgrounds of Glasgow to the villages of Bangladesh; from religious rites to ancient superstitions; from the world’s richest people to its powerless and enslaved, Lorna Gibb’s masterful Childless Voices paints a global portrait of peopl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Other Mother: A Wickedly Honest Parenting Tale for Every Kind of Family by Jen Brister
    Other Mother: A Wickedly Honest Parenting Tale for Every Kind of Family - by Jen Brister

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910931967 | ISBN 10: 1910931969

    I'm Jen Brister, stand-up comedian, middle-aged adolescent and, more recently, a mum. But not that mum – I'm the other one. Confused? Let’s back up a bit. Two years ago, my partner (a woman – we're not solicitors) gave birth to twins. Yes. Yes. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kidding Around: Tales of Travel with Children by Dervla Murphy
    Kidding Around: Tales of Travel with Children - by Dervla Murphy

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784771058 | ISBN 10: 1784771058

    Becoming a parent need to not put an end to wanderlust. That's the message in this new anthology from Bradt, the latest in a series of collections of real-life tales focusing on different aspects of travel. With contributions from a range of both wel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son by Henry Normal
    A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son - by Henry Normal

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473656413 | ISBN 10: 1473656419

    Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Don
    Why Don't Children Sit Still? A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child Development - by Evelien van Dort; translated by Barbara Mees

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782505143 | ISBN 10: 1782505148

    Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter's handwriting so messy? My children only want to play video games: will lack of movement really hurt them?  Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellect ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unmumsy Mum Diary by The Unmumsy Mum
    The Unmumsy Mum Diary - by The Unmumsy Mum

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780552173520 | ISBN 10: 0552173525

    She's back! The Unmumsy Mum has put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard!) once more to bring you the next instalment of her life as mum to two young boys, documenting motherhood exactly as she finds it. Her words have made mums, dads and grandpa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scummy Mummies: A Celebration of Parenting Failures, Hilarious Confessions, Fish Fingers and Wine by Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn
    Scummy Mummies: A Celebration of Parenting Failures, Hilarious Confessions, Fish Fingers and Wine - by Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849499613 | ISBN 10: 1849499616

    A celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine!  This is a book for anyone who’s ever dealt with a poo in the pool, cleaned up a sick in the supermarket, or gone to an important meeting without realising t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl
    The Danish Way of Parenting - by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349414348 | ISBN 10: 0349414343

    DISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD   What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical guide reveal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tears Heal: How to Listen to Our Children by Kate Orson
    Tears Heal: How to Listen to Our Children - by Kate Orson

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349410104 | ISBN 10: 0349410100

    Tears Heal shares parenting's best-kept secret - a completely new approach to parenting which is based on listening, and allowing children to express their emotions so that they can return to their natural, good, co-operative selves.  One of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gender Police: A Diary by James Millar and Ros Ball
    The Gender Police: A Diary - by James Millar and Ros Ball

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781526200426 | ISBN 10: 1526200422

    Piketurn Books is the home of the new non-fiction book The Gender Police: A Diary. Two years in the life of a mother and father who want to tell the world about the pink and blue divide that is limiting children's lives.   Through their Twitte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting by Kate Blincoe, with a Foreword by Nikki Duffy
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting - by Kate Blincoe, with a Foreword by Nikki Duffy

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857842541 | ISBN 10: 0857842544

    Nature needs children and children need nature. This book will help your family open your doors to the outside and become truly freerange animals. Youll live a greener lifestyle and your children will learn to enjoy, appreciate and care for the worl ... more

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  • Cover image of book 8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn
    8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't (Quite) Fit in - by Mark Bowers

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780393709209 | ISBN 10: 0393709205

    Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are different than all the rest.  A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Ideas: How to be Your Child
    Good Ideas: How to be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher - by Michael Rosen

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444796445 | ISBN 10: 1444796445

    We live in a world surrounded by all the stuff that education is supposed to be about: machines, bodies, languages, cities, votes, mountains, energy, movement, plays, food, liquids, collisions, protests, stones, windows. But the way we've been taught ... more

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  • Cover image of book Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes by Christia Spears Brown
    Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes - by Christia Spears Brown

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781607745020 | ISBN 10: 160774502x

    A guide that helps parents focus on their children's unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers.   Reli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling... by Ben Hewitt
    Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling... - by Ben Hewitt

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781611801699 | ISBN 10: 1611801699

    In this most personal of his books to date, Ben Hewitt shows us how small, mindful decisions about day-to-day life can lead to greater awareness of the world in our backyards and beyond. In telling the story of his sons unconventional education in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon
    Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity - by Andrew Solomon

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099460992 | ISBN 10: 0099460998

    Sometimes your child the most familiar person of all is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesnt fall far from the tree. But what happens when it does? **WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014** A NEW YORK TIMES ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to Your Child
    Welcome to Your Child's Brain: How the Mind Grows From Birth to University - by Sandra Aamodt & Sam Wang

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781851689125 | ISBN 10: 1851689125

    Neuroscientists Aamodt and Wang illuminate how children's brains grow and how they can be nurtured, scientifically, to reach their full potential.   The authors investigate common child-rearing wisdom, exposing bad "brain training" products ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shattered: Modern Motherhood and the Illusion of Equality by Rebecca Asher
    Shattered: Modern Motherhood and the Illusion of Equality - by Rebecca Asher

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099548843 | ISBN 10: 0099548844

    A manifesto for achieving a new equality between the sexes in family life, drawing on international research and case studies. If we live in an age of equality, why are women are still left holding the baby? Today women outperform me ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sky Full of Kindness by Rob Ryan
    A Sky Full of Kindness - by Rob Ryan

    £19.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444723410 | ISBN 10: 1444723413

    With magical, intricate papercuts Rob Ryan tells the story of two birds about to become parents for the first time.   From the hopes for their unborn child to the fears about their own state of readiness, A Sky Full of Kindness captures ... more

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  • Cover image of book Free Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) by Leonore Skenazy
    Free Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) - by Leonore Skenazy

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780470574751 | ISBN 10: 0470574755

    Free Range Kids has become a national movement, sparked by the incredible response to Lenore Skenazy's piece about allowing her 9-year-old ride the subway alone in NYC. Parent groups argued about it, bloggers, blogged, spouses became uncivil with eac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let Your Kids be Normal A Partnership for a Different World - by Gerry Fewster

    £13.50   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781907498152 | ISBN 10: 190749815x

    Across North America and Europe youngsters are being tagged and labelled as 'problems' and subjected to the remedial devices of the experts and the pharmaceutical companies. The statistics are staggering. We are now at the point where even babies and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father
    Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father's Memoir of Love and Madness - by Michael Greenberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408800799 | ISBN 10: 1408800799

    A poignant account of the descent into madness of the author's teenage daughter.  One summer evening Michael Greenbergs daughter Sally was brought home by the police after rushing into a busy road in Greenwich Village, convinced she could ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Philosophical Baby: What Children
    The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love and the Meaning of Life - by Alison Gopnik

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847921079 | ISBN 10: 1847921078

    For most of us, having a baby is the most profound, intense, and fascinating experience of our lives. Now scientists and philosophers are starting to appreciate babies, too.   The last decade has witnessed a revolution in our understanding of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reluctant Father
    The Reluctant Father's Club: (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Cautiously Embrace Parenthood) - by Nick Duerden

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906021504 | ISBN 10: 1906021503

    When Nick Duerden learned that he was going to become a father, he experienced a sense of anxiety and malaise that, in his more reflective moments, now shames him. He had never felt less prepared for anything in his life. He was 36. He had air miles, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief by Dale McGowan, Molleen Matsumura, Amanda Metskas, and Jan Devor
    Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief - by Dale McGowan, Molleen Matsumura, Amanda Metskas, and Jan Devor

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780814410967 | ISBN 10: 0814410960

    Praised by Newsweek as a compelling read and Library Journal as accessible and down-to-earth, Dale McGowans Parenting Beyond Belief offered freethinking parents everywhere a compassionate introduction to raising caring, ethical children without ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children and Bullying: How Parents and Educators Can Reduce Bullying at School by Ken Rigby
    Children and Bullying: How Parents and Educators Can Reduce Bullying at School - by Ken Rigby

    £22.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405162548 | ISBN 10: 1405162546

    Scarcely a day goes by without reports of school bullying or recommendations for quick fixes to the problem. Parents and educators are often left trying to solve a difficult issue without sufficient evidence to support suggested remedies. Children an ... more

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  • Cover image of book From the Hips: A Comprehensive, Open-minded, Uncensored, Totally Honest Guide to Pregnancy, Birth... by Rebecca Odes and Ceridwen Morris
    From the Hips: A Comprehensive, Open-minded, Uncensored, Totally Honest Guide to Pregnancy, Birth... - by Rebecca Odes and Ceridwen Morris

    £17.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780307237088 | ISBN 10: 0307237087

    Drawing on the experiences of hundreds of real parents and the expertise of doctors, midwives and other birth and baby pros, this indispensable resource is filled with the most accurate and up-to-date information about having and caring for a baby, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Parenting Is Child
    Parenting Is Child's Play: How to Give Your Child the Best Start in Life and Have Fun Doing It - by David Coleman

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844881406 | ISBN 10: 1844881407

    In his popular and critically acclaimed RT series, Families in Trouble, David Coleman showed stressed parents how to figure out ways of helping their children and themselves.  Now, in Parenting is Childs Play, he focuses on the first six ye ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Dads: Fathers
    Different Dads: Fathers' Stories of Parenting Disabled Children - by Edited by Jill Harrison, Matthew Henderson and Rob Leonard

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843104544 | ISBN 10: 1843104547

    Fathers of disabled children can feel overlooked when the focus of much parenting support is aimed at mothers. Different Dads is a collection of inspiring personal testimonies written by fathers of children with a disability who reflect on their own ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting by Alice Miller, translated by Andrew Jenkins
    The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting - by Alice Miller, translated by Andrew Jenkins

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780393328639 | ISBN 10: 0393328635

    An examination of childhood trauma and its surreptitious, debilitating effects by one of the world's leading psychoanalysts.  Never before has world-renowned psychoanalyst Alice Miller examined so persuasively the long-range consequences ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Tips for Parents Raising Drug-Free Kids by Aletha Solter
    100 Tips for Parents Raising Drug-Free Kids - by Aletha Solter

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780738210742 | ISBN 10: 0738210749

    In this book, a developmental psychologist gives parents tips for keeping children of all ages away from drugs and alcohol. In a country where an estimated 25 percent of teenagers use illegal substances on a monthly basis, parents are right to be con ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breakfast with Tiffany: An Uncle
    Breakfast with Tiffany: An Uncle's Memoir - by Edwin John Wintle

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781416511175 | ISBN 10: 1416511172

    When you are a fortysomething gay New Yorker with a stressful job as a film agent and the odd obsessive-compulsive tendency, you may not see yourself as an ideal parent. However, when Ed's sister asks him to take in her daughter - the beautiful, cap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason by Alfie Kohn
    Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason - by Alfie Kohn

    £13.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780743487481 | ISBN 10: 0743487486

    A provocative challenge to the conventional wisdom about discipline. Highly recommended by one of our customers who buys copies for all of his friends! ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guy
    The Guy's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the First Year of Fatherhood - by Michael Crider

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780738210278 | ISBN 10: 0738210277

    A man's man swaps beer bottles for baby bottles - and lives to tell the tale!  At high school, Michael Crider was the joker. Fast-forward ten years and the funny man has married and become the family man. The Guy's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, ... more

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