130: Signed copy of TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN by Catherine Cooper + critique of a book synopsis/first chapterPosted: March 13, 2011
DETAILS: Travelling with Children provides information on a variety of holidays that families might consider,from UK ‘staycations’, short-haul package holidays, back-packing and city breaks to skiing, longhaul trips and luxury breaks. The book addresses the practicalities of travelling with children of all ages, from newborn to teenage, and it also discusses how to deal with a group of mixed-aged children and the issues that might arise.
Different modes of travel are addressed, the pros and cons of kids’ clubs and how to get good deals if you are on a tight budget. There is vital information on what to do if anything goes wrong, how to avoid potential problems before you leave and what to do if you’re not happy with your holiday. Written by a parent and travel journalist, this book is a must-have title for families who want to make the most of holidays with their children.
BIO: Catherine Cooper is a freelance journalist specialising in writing about travelling with children. She has written for The Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, Practical Parenting and several airline magazines, as well as other publications. She has written about the travels with her own children, including stays in luxury hotels, trips to Butlins and camping in the UK. Catherine now lives in the South of France.