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Geek Parenting
Author: Stephen H. Segal

ISBN: 9781594748707
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 27 June 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 17.7 x 2.3
Description:
From Batman to Charlie Bucket, from Meg Murry to the Venture Brothers, every hero of science fiction, heroic fantasy, or speculative literature is the product of parental influences.

This collection of pithy mini essays and charming illustrations offers short, sweet, and deep thoughts about parenting as exemplified by the most memorable parent-child pairings: Vader and Luke, Spock and Sarek, Peter Parker and Aunt May, even Pinocchio and Gepetto.

Earth's Mightiest Parents reveals the profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) hidden in geek pop culture. What would Vader do? Now geek parents of all stripes can find out, using these life lessons to raise a next generation of their own.

About the Author

Stephen H. Segal is the son of geeky parents who made sure his childhood bedroom was well stocked with miniature giant robots. His book Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture was published by Quirk in 2011. Valya Dudycz Lupescu has raised three delightfully geeky children on a steady diet of fairy tales, superheroes, and Jedi. Her debut novel, The Silence of Tr...

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