Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. GilbrethCheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth

Cheaper by the Dozen

byFrank B. Gilbreth

Paperback | May 28, 2002

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What do you get when you put twelve lively kids together with a father -- a famous efficiency expert -- who believes families can run like factories, and a mother who is his partner in everything except discipline? You get a hilarious tale of growing up that has made generations of kids and adults alike laugh along with the Gilbreths in Cheaper by the Dozen.

Translated into more than fifty-three languages and made into a classic film starring Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy, Cheaper by the Dozen is a delightfully enduring story of family life at the turn of the 20th century.

Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born in 1911 in Plainfield, New Jersey, and graduated from the University of Michigan. He became a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II and received a Bronze Star and Air Medal. In 1947, he joined the staff of what is now the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. A columnist and ...
Title:Cheaper by the DozenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:May 28, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006008460x

ISBN - 13:9780060084608

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cheaper by the dozen I love this book and continue to go back to it as an adult. It's funny and neat that this was a real family. Nice, short read.
Date published: 2017-11-02

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"Instructive, funny, and very readable."