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“Marvelous . . . Like Julia Child, who translated the secrets of French cuisine, Druckerman has investigated and distilled the essentials of French child-rearing. . . . Druckerman provides fascinating details about French sleep training, feeding schedules and family rituals. But her book's real pleasures spring from her funny, self-deprecating stories. Like the principles she examines, Druckerman isn't doctrinaire.” — NPR
“Bringing Up Bébé is a must-read for parents who would like their children to eat more than white pasta and chicken fingers.”— Fox News
“On questions of how to live, the French never disappoint. . . . Maybe it all starts with childhood. That is the conclusion that readers may draw from Bringing Up Bébé.”— The Wall Street Journal
“French women don't have little bags of emergency Cheerios spilling all over their Louis Vuitton handbags. They also, Druckerman notes, wear skinny jeans instead of sweatpants.The world arguably needs more kids who don't throw food.”— Chicago Tribune
“I’ve been a parent now for more than eight years, and—confession—I’ve never actually made it all the way through a parenting book. But I found Bringing Up Bébé to be irresistible."— Slate
Pamela Druckerman is a former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she covered foreign affairs. She has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Marie Claire, and appeared on The Today Show and NPR's Morning Edition. Her previous book, Lust in Translation, was translated into eight languages. She has a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia. She lives in Paris.See all Editorial Reviews
We bought several copies - for us and for our friends. Me and my husband read it several times.Published 1 day ago by I.J.T.
I read this book hoping for entertainment and came out after grateful for the advice I was given. It's an interesting pseudo comparison between US and French parenting styles mixed... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Ryan T.
Do not buy the kindle edition!!!!!! It is missing several pages and words within the pages. It does not give you the full book and amazon offers no way to fix this or return kindle... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Rossana
Not the first book I have read about French parenting, 'Bringing Up Bebe' is a more documented and thorough review of the French style. Read morePublished 10 days ago by An Educated Consumer
I loved French Kids Eat Everything (FKEE) and it is really the reason I gave this book a shot. I felt like this book gave a wider context of the culture of why FKEE worked. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Tommy Girl