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Summary

This is the story of my journey into parenthood, from being a 24-year-old man-child with no idea of what being a dad involved to where I find myself today: the single male representative in a household of five women, or, in other words, outnumbered. Our house is now known as 'the place where silence came to die'. It's also where you'll find carpets that are made up of 50 percent glitter and where there are more pink stuffed animals than at a colour-blind taxidermy specialist's. But I wouldn't change a thing. These people are my life.

Real-life parenting through the eyes of a modern-day dad by Simon Hooper, aka Instagram's Father of Daughters.

From uninitiated parents-to-be to those who know the ropes in families large or small, everyone will find something to relate to in Simon's hilarious and chaotic tales of his own home life. His observations of being a father have delighted his hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram: before now dads are often the forgotten ones who carry the luggage, open stiff jars, take photos on holiday, fix broken bikes, go back to work, do the night feeds and make a mean beans on toast with melted cheese without so much as a pat on the back. All too often dads shrink into the background. But not in this audiobook. 

Forever Outnumbered is an incredibly funny yet emotionally heartfelt ode to modern family life.

©2018 Simon Hooper (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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What a great enjoyable book

Loved listening to Simons very funny and enjoyable life story, lots of lessons bringing up daughters, life lessons and lol moments

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Funny funny funny

It’s was laugh out loud funny! I’d recommend it anyone with kids, especially parents and especially dads. I hope I can convince my husband to read it too.

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Realistic

I found this a wonderfully refreshing approach to parenting! Thank you for the tips, we are due to have our first baby in 12 weeks and my partner shall be packing the bag on your advice.

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Thoroughly enjoyed

I’ve had a great time on the train/walking to work trying to stop myself looking like a lunatic while laughing at the stories in this book.
It’s helped days where I’ve not had enough sleep or stressed from a hard day’s work and made me feel like I’m not alone in the tough parenting world.
Thank you!

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Ultimate winging it guide to be a dad!

Extremely useful insight into the living world of a dad! Puts a smile on your face with some top tips for dadding it! One to keep away from the mums unless your are happy to give up all your dad time #FakePoo #ShedAdmin

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Great listen

My husband and I have been listening to the book together, as we’re soon to be first time parents. Simon has put so much into perspective for us and we’ve been hooked with admiration at his bluntness of life and love for his girls.
I would recommend this to any new parents and anyone interested in a bit of escapism from their own life!

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Excellent "non-parenting" Book

Excellent book and perfectly read by Simon. I follow Simon on Instagram and his day to day life always makes me laugh.
This isn't a book about parenting, but more about his experiences of parenting and tales of the crazy times.

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  • 10-05-18

So brilliant!!!

Suuuuch a funny book! And to top it off it’s narrated by Simon himself which makes it even funnier! Been laughing all day and couldn’t hit pause for a second! Made my day! Highly recomend this book!

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  • Livia Rodrigues
  • 09-05-18

Hilarious and endearing

Witty, funny and sincere, it's exactly what you'd expect from Simon Hooper, the expert in the art of making you giggle while looking through your Instagram feed. While you'll definitively relate if you are a parent yourself, It's a certified fun read even if you don't.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-05-18

The best preparation for someone with no kids yet!

Funny, heartwarming and real. Been looking forward to this and it didn't disappoint! loved it!