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Man vs. Child O N E DA D ’ S G U I D E TO T H E W E I R D N E S S O F PA R E N T I N G ■ ■ BY D O U G M O E

S E LLING POINTS ■■ A fresh counterpoint to the current crop of bestselling mommy humor titles

A funny, fresh take on the parenting guide, written from the dad’s perspective

■■ Moe’s parenting blog has more than 300,000 followers, and he has written for Funny or Die, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Gawker ■■ Scheduled to be published in time for Father’s Day and will make a great gift for dads

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half of the equation: the dads? Man vs. Child is here to ask and answer the uncomfortable questions dads have about the weirdness of parenting. But while most modern fathering guides center on men’s oafish parental

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failings, this essential guide for first-time dads forgoes condescension in favor of fresh and irreverent wit. From caring for a newborn to dealing with a kid on the verge of adolescence, author Doug Moe breaks fatherhood down into survival lessons like “Time to Put Away Sharp Things” and quizzes that ask dads to reflect on hilarious parenting questions like “Is My Child Too Annoying for This Restaurant?” Balancing relatable humor with heartfelt advice, Man vs. Child will appeal to any dad looking for both laughs and real guidance from a man who has

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Doug Moe is a longtime teacher and performer based at the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and has appeared in such television shows as Inside Amy

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Schumer and 30 Rock. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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