“Always entertaining, occasionally hilarious, occasionally touching....Sound Americana.” (Saturday Review of Literature)
"Instructive, funny, and very readable." (School Library Journal)
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I read this book years ago and loved it. I just bought the Kindle version. And the book is still just as good. Wonderful writing. Funny, heartwarming, never maudlin.Published 13 days ago by Mary H
Amazing people and well written by their children who obviously inherited or absorbed some of their talentsPublished 15 days ago by sandra l johnson
I've watched the first version of the movie, Cheaper by the Dozen. I didn't know it was loosely based on a book. The book is nothing like the movie, however. It's better! Read morePublished 18 days ago by Brown Thumb
in a world that seems far away, now. I read this book when it seemed closer, in the mid 1960s. Now, it's history. Then, it was my parent's era, or a bit earlier. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Kindle Customer
This book is laugh-out-loud funny. And it just doesn't get old.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
It is one of the best books I Have read. It has a good flow. Very interesting. I saw the movie first. But still enjoyed the bookPublished 1 month ago by Sherry headden
While my son pointed out correctly that "it's nothing like the movie," he got a kick out of the original, quirky old language and all of the family's crazy antics. Read morePublished 1 month ago by RealCaBlonde
Loved reading about "long ago times." Interesting and humorous. A fun read!Published 1 month ago by Carol Gentry