The first in Paul Merrill’s ‘Muddle’ series, this is a hilarious spoof guide to how to survive as a modern grandparent. A perfect stocking filler or present for anyone about to become a grandma or granddad, or for those already coping with grandchildren.
Covering everything from believable excuses to avoid babysitting and how to tell your daughter she’s a hopeless mum to ways not to have your house destroyed and whether the Olden Days were really so great. Plus a handy guide to interpreting teenspeak that’s so lol, you’ll rofl.
Aimed at today’s generation of grandparents in their 40s, 50s and 60s, this politically incorrect volume will arm them with the insider knowledge the real parenting books don’t dare divulge through a series of light-hearted quizzes, flowcharts, comedy tips, cartoons and lists.
Learn how not to be dumped in a home by your adorable grandchildren, the perils of the granny flat and discover if you’re already losing your memory.
Plus! Find out if you’re already losing your memory.
Author of A Polar Bear Ate My Head, his memoir of his years as a magazine editor both in the UK and Australia, Merrill now writes full-time. His next books, comedy guides to grandparenting and fatherhood, are to be published by Random House Australia next year.He was an award-winning women’s magazine editor when he was inexplicably chosen for the biggest magazine launch in British history. When the weekly men’s titles, ZOO and Nuts burst onto the market, they transformed the magazine landscape and thrust Paul stumbling haplessly into a bewildering and surreal world in the full g...
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