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SA School Principal’s Guide to Taming Teens

Fish Hoek principal Gavin Fish’s parenting book is funny and informative, but best of all, it’ll help you understand your teen



As Fish Hoek High School principal and as the parent of a teenager himself, Gavin Fish has worked closely with teens for more than 25 years. About five years ago he started a regular column called ‘Taming the Teenager’, in which he detailed some of the poignant, humbling and humorous experiences of parenting and educating teenagers.


Now he has compiled his wisdom in an entertaining and penetrating ‘manual’ with the same name to help parents, teachers and teens cope with teen-related issues in a simple and practical way.


His book, Taming The Teenager (Random House Struik), is available at Exclusive Books, Kalahari and Takealot. R100

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