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Geek Parenting (Kobo eBook)

Geek Parenting By Stephen H. Segal, Valya Dudycz Lupescu Cover Image
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Get parenting advice from geeky pop culture icons like The Addams Family’s Morticia and Black Panther’s T’Chaka in 97 entertaining mini-essays for parents who want to teach their kids to stay strong—and conquer the world.

It takes a starship to raise a child. Or a time machine. Or a tribe of elves. Fortunately, Geek Parenting offers all that and more, with thoughtful mini-essays that reveal profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) from the most beloved tales of geek culture.

Nerds and norms alike can take counsel from some of the most iconic parent–child pairings found in pop culture: Whether you’re raising an Amazon princess, a Jedi Padawan, a brooding vampire, or a standard-issue human child, Geek Parenting helps you navigate the ion storms, alternate realities, and endless fetch quests that come with being a parent.

Includes parenting experts from across time and space, such as:

  • Luke and Darth Vader from Star Wars

  • Peter Parker and Aunt May from Spider-Man

  • Joffrey and Cersei from Game of Thrones

  • Frodo and Bilbo from Lord of the Rings

  • Thor, Loki, and Odin from Thor

  • Spock, Sarek, and Amanda from Star Trek: The Original Series

  • Claudia and Lestat from The Interview with the Vampire

  • Bruce Wayne and Alfred from Batman

  • Buffy and Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • Orpheus and Morpheus from The Sandman

  • Paul Atreides and Lady Jessica from Dune

  • Kal-El and Jor-El from Superman

  • Diana and Hippolyta from Wonder Woman

  • Alexander and Worf from Star Trek: The Next Generation

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781594748714
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: April 5th, 2016