Shape of a Boy

Family life lessons in far flung places

Kate Wickers
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Shape of a Boy is a hilarious memoir of one family's travels across the world, filled with funny anecdotes from exotic locations.

Shape of a Boy is an inspirational parenting travel memoir from travel journalist and mother of three, Kate Wickers, as she and her family cross the globe in search of adventure.

‘Have kids, will travel' is the mantra of the veteran journalist as she takes her three children with her on travels to exotic destinations from the jungles of southeast Asia to the waterfront in Havana and the blazing heat of Egypt. Laugh along with Kates warm, engaging account of her family's adventures and misadventures as she tells about thelife lessons learnt on her family's travels, from overcoming disappointment in Thailand to saying sorry in Japan, discovering perseverance in Borneo and learning about conservation in Malaysia. Kate's intrepid spirit is infectious, and her family's adventures make you belly-laugh and bring a lump to your throat.

Shape of A Boy captures the essence of being a parent in the thick of it and learning on the hoof. This is a must-read for every wannabe-traveller grounded by lockdown and for every parent who has dreaded travelling with a baby.

Author bio:

Kate Wickers is a freelance journalist and author, writing about travel, culture and food, for twenty-five years. Her published credits include work for many British and international publications, including The Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Scotsman, The Sun, The i, The Independent, The Jewish Chronicle, Lodestars Anthology, Italia!, Suitcase, Delicious, Porthole, Luxury Travel, The Australian and The Globe & Mail.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9780711267176
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Aurum Press
Pub Date: March 2022
Page Extent: 256
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Travel tips & advice: general