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  • Published: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241403143
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $23.00

Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up the Wall and What To Do About It

The Book Every Teenager Needs To Read


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An irreverent and empowering guide to help teens improve their relationship with their parents and minimise stress by neuroscientist and internationally bestselling author, Dean Burnett.

Get up or you'll miss the best part of the day!
You treat this place like a hotel.
Can you just put that phone down for one minute?!

Has something gone wrong with your parents?

There are hundreds of books for parents about how to deal with their teenagers. For the first time, neuroscientist and international bestselling author, Dean Burnett has written a book for YOU to understand just what on earth is going on. From why parents are obsessed with tidiness, to why they won't let you get enough sleep and generally why they don't seem to get anything, this guide covers all the major parental dramas.

imagine what you'd be capable of if you weren't wasting all that time and energy arguing about tidying your room.

  • Pub date: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241403143
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $23.00

About the Author

Colin Dann

Colin Dann was born in Richmond, Surrey in 1943. He worked for a large textile company before landing a job in publishing at William Collins in London. During this time, he wrote his first book THE ANIMALS OF FARTHING WOOD which was an immediate success, winning the Arts Council of Great Britain's National Book Award for Children's Literature and has been translated into sixteen languages. Six sequels and a prequel have followed and in 1992 a major animation series, based on the Farthing Wood stories appeared on BBC television. He lives with his wife in a on the Sussex/Kent border.

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Praise for Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up the Wall and What To Do About It

“A wonderfully useful book, told with Dean Burnett's trademark wit and wisdom”

Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt


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