Story and using something as complex as Shakespeare which relies on context to build the drama for your main narrative voice it s hard to make it
WORK AS INTENDED ALSO TO SIMPLIFY as intended Also to simplify joke down to one perhaps two lines and maintain the comic punch is a very difficult thing That being said I did pull some favorite moments from this one If your child continues to be particular about their food explain pull some favorite moments from this one If your child continues to be particular about their food explain no uncertain terms what the alternative will be I ll make you feed on berries and on roots and feed on curds and whey and suck the goat Titus Andronicus IV ii pg 121Having dealt with a picky eater for years and experiencing hair pulling frustration at her recalcitrance I may actually use that line at my house Be wary of rashly administering a sanction that you may later lack the resolve to see through Remember excellent outcomes can be achieved through epic sounding yet non specific threats I will have such revenges on you both that all the world shall I will do such things what they are I now not but they shall be the terrors of the earth King Lear II ivpg 103Ah the drama of parenthoodAnd finally the drawing accompanying this "one is of a little girl who has dropped her ice cream as her mother "is of a little girl who has dropped her ice cream as her mother over at her Stoicism Introducing your child to philosophy at a young age can help them come to terms with difficult concepts such as loss and bereavement What can be avoided whose end is purposed by the mighty gods Julius Caesar II ii pg 43ClassicIf you enjoyed Shakespeare s Guide to Parenting I d recommend I Was a Child by Bruce Kaplan a memoir told in simple but surprisingly powerful doodles or Penguins with People Problems by Mary Laura Philpott. E feels your painGood wombs have borne bad sons The TempestAnd for your fussy ungrateful eater Shakespeare has an answerI’ll make you feed on berries and on roots and feed on curds and whey and suck the goat Titus AndronicusOrganized by periods of parenting hell from the newborn nightmares to the teenage trials Shakespeare’s Guide to Parenting is the perfect gift book for every literary parent or parent to be If you want the last word with your children nothing beats a uote from Shakespeare.
James Andrews ò 8 FREE READAmiliar with those lines than some of Shakespeare s other playsSillinessI doubt the bard would have approved but you never now No reason to read this bookEssentially just a list of clever parental anecdotes we ve all heard a thousand times loosely attributed to a play Only useful as a gag gift This book made me laugh I loved the contrast between the simple drawings depicting situations from modern day parenting and the lofty Shakespearean uotes It makes a great present to parents to be or "Anyone With Children In "with children in surroundings Shakespeare scholars and lovers and pretty much anyone that appreciates dry mildly absurd ind of humour I d like to thank the author for a copy of the book and the chance to review it through the GoodReads First Reads programShakespeare s Guide to Parenting James AndrewsIf you love Shakespeare like I do you will find humor in this book Not roll on the floor laughing but a good chuckle The artwork looks like something a 4th grader would do No offense to 9 year old artists Aside from that the purpose of the book is to match Sha Not much to it but I love out of context Shakespeare uotes The best part is that so many uotes
are from King Lear and that play is a prime example of Bad Parenting Got few good giggles I receivedfrom King Lear and that play is a prime example Bad Parenting Got a few good giggles I received free copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads FTC guidelines check Shakespeare s Guide to Parenting like the wildly popular xkcd comic is written with simple stick figures paired with as you probably guessed from the title uotations from Shakespeare s works This format works for most of the panels but did fall flat from time to time I think the problem is that when you re telling F all wisdom including raising childrenYour thirsty toddler wakes you up at 3 am Shakespeare describes your thoughts perfectlyWhat cursed foot wanders this way tonight Romeo and JulietYour child throws a temper tantrum clinging to your legs Shakespeare has the perfect responseVile thing let loose or I will shake thee from me like a serpent A Midsummer Night’s DreamYour son throws a booze party crashes the car or commits some other vaguely humiliating infraction or minor illegal act Shakespear. I received this book as part of the Goodreads first reads giveaways I enjoyed it it was pleasant and creative though a little heavy on the disciplining of vile ungrateful whoreson little vipers Haha A
Very Bleak Look On Parenting But Ableak look on parenting but a set of comics A fun and silly romp through parenthood if you are a fan of the Bard It made me smile I was amused by the fact that so many of the uotes came from King Lear Okay confession time "Sometimes If I See "if I see really short book in my local bookshop and I m not sure if I should spend money on it because I don t now if I ll enjoy it I just read it there and then strategically standing out of view of the cashier s desk so I won t get called out on my illegal reading This is what I did yesterday with Shakespeare s Guide to Parenting it looked interesting but I didn t really think it was worth the exorbitant price so I spent ten or fifteen minutes flicking through the pages And it was interesting there are some pretty funny moments in here but I was right it wasn t really worth that much money So I m glad I read it and I would recommend it it s a super uick funny read and because it s s short I don t have to stress about finishing my reading challenge but it isn t amazing I d say reading it illegally was a good choiceducks and hides from the book police This book took some of William Shakespeare s uotes from his various plays and attached them to various parenting situations with silly results The advice here obviously isn t meant to be used but
was funny to read lines from The Merchant of Venice or Hamlet Romeo and Juliet used in a parenting context My ids have acted in those plays so I am Trust father of three William Shakespeare for all the advice you need for any parenting dilemma in this witty and erudite guide a handy collection of wisdom drawn from his most beloved works from Hamlet to King Lear to Much Ado About NothingWith a series of cunningly extracted lines from his best loved plays and sonnets hilariously illustrated in a simple almost child like style James Andrews proves once again that Shakespeare expert on love death vanity ambition war deceit regret is the fontit was funny to read lines from The Merchant of Venice or Hamlet