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New Life: An Anthology For Parenthood
Sally Emerson

Classification : Anthology
Pub Date : Apr 07, 2009
Imprint : Little Brown
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781408701126
Price : 799

About the book
New Life, An Anthology for Parenthood takes the reader through the big dipper emotions of parenthood - the joy, the puzzlement, the wonder, the comedy. It captures the love and the moments of despair. Contemporary voices mix with the great names of literature - from Dickens to Sylvia Plath - to record their sense of wonder. But also the nameless women who have sung to their children night after night in countries far and near contribute ravishing lullabies. It contains love songs to sing to the baby and games to play. Baby love, post-natal depression, the joy, the bad and good advice, and the sadness, it is all here. This is the book you will need in the still watches of the night to help you understand and appreciate this period of your life that will never return. It is a perfect collection for all new parents.

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This is a wonderful compilation of thoughts, writings, poetry and musings from literary giants like Coleridge, Dickens, Shakespeare and Laurie Lee. Emerson has put together their touching and heartfelt words to sum up every stage - from birth to the hear
This is a great book to dip into; perfect for breastfeeding days and broken nights when parents crave a bit of instant wisdom.' Juno
     
Sally Emerson
Sally Emerson is the author of several novels, including FIRECHILD, SEPARATION, SECOND SIGHT, LISTENERS, HEAT and BROKEN BODIES. She has written and worked for various publications, including the Sund...(+)
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