A Natural History of Parenting: A Naturalist Looks at Parenting in the Animal World and Ours

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iUniverse, Apr 1, 2003 - Nature - 256 pages
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Anyone who has ever held a baby or observed a nesting bird will find much to inform and entertain in this enchantingly written and thoroughly researched book. Allport revels in the marvelous diversity of care in the animal world. And she shows us our place in that world with great humor, knowledge, and common sense.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF PARENTING: From Emperor Penguins to Reluctant Ewes, a Naturalist Looks at Parenting in the Animal World and Ours

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The many faces of parenting, from doting to feckless, are given a mulling in this fine exegetic study from Allport (Explorers of the Black Box, 1986, etc.). Allport raises sheep, and one of them was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristina - Goodreads

I'm only on page 34 and already this book has made me laugh, made me say, "wow!" and caught me up in the mysteries of biology and parenting and also in the personal tales by the author! If you want to ... Read full review

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