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message 1: by Onionboy (new)

Onionboy | 1 comments The book "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk" (ISBN13: 9780380811960) has the following meta-data on your site: "Published October 1st 1999 by Collins Living (first published January 1st 1381)" I am sure the year of 1381 is a typo. The author's website says it is the 30th anniversary of the book, ( ) so that puts it at 1988 or earlier, depending on when the website was updated. The 600+ year mistake throws off the stats of the books I have read. Could someone correct this? Thank you.

message 2: by Abcdarian (last edited Aug 12, 2018 12:02PM) (new)

Abcdarian | 23343 comments Based on the 20th anniversary edition published in 1999, I changed it to 1979. Subject to correction if someone finds a more sure date.

Edit: Found a 1980 first edition in our list which has the copyright date on WorldCat of 1980, so changed to that.

message 3: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45422 comments Mod
1381 is not a typo; it's a year on the Persian calendar. 1381 ran from early 2002 to early 2003.

Found and edited the problem edition.

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