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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Twelve; Reprint edition (Jan. 5 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0446504130
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446504133
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 295 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #12,095 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The Freakonomics of child rearing... a fantastic read... a wake-up call for parents."
Good Morning America
^Astonishing... prepare to be slack-jawed... This tour de force is one of the best parenting psychology books in years and will likely be seismic in influence."
Library Journal (Starred Review)
^"Blinding... Brilliant."


-- Washington Post^Compelling... Captivating... Explains cutting-edge research to the lay readership... It's riveting."


-- San Francisco Chronicle^"A highly readable Malcolm Gladwell-esque look at the social science of child rearing."


-- 'XX Factor,' Slate.com^"The most important book I've read this year... If you only read one thing I review, please make it this."
Wired
^"Some of the most groundbreaking research on children conducted in years... will knock your socks off."
HuffingtonPost.com^"Engaging.... revelatory... A funny, clever, sensible book. Every parent should read it."
Financial Times
^"Adds insight to irresistible nonfiction subject matter... destined to turn up in conversations among working parents."
Susan Dominus, New York Times
^"The least touchy-feely [parenting book] ever... hard to put down and easy to take seriously."
"A.V. Club," The Onion
^"Irresistible... [NurtureShock] will make you a better mom or dad without you even knowing it."
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About the Author

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's New York Magazine articles on the science of children won the magazine journalism award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as well as the Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications. Their articles for Time Magazine won the award for outstanding journalism from the Council on Contemporary Families. Bronson has authored five books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller What Should I Do With My Life?



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