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Venture, CA: Regal Books, a division of Gospel Light Publishers, announced today that its 2012 fatherhood best-seller by Gregory W. Slayton “Be a Better Dad Today” is hitting the China market. Commonwealth Publishing, one of Taiwan’s premier publishers, will bring the traditional Chinese version to the Taiwan market this month. Please see http://www.bookzone.com.tw/Publish/book.asp?bookno=GF036 . CITIC Press, China’s largest and most respected publisher, will publish the book in simplified Chinese in China next year.
Slayton’s book is now in its sixth printing and has sold almost 75,000 copies in North America. The book drew rave reviews from dozens of America’s best known fathers, including Governors Jeb Bush and Sam Brownback, Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman, Pastors Tim Keller and Luis Palau as well as CEOs and regular dads across the country and around the world (see below). The Slayton’s are giving 100% 0f all royalties from the book to charity. Please see www.BeABetterDadToday.com for more info.
Be a Better Dad Today! has tons of practical tips for every kind of father, yet there is one overarching message for ALL dads: It is never too late to become the best dad you can be…because fatherhood is the most important role you will ever have.
Product Details: Hardcover: 268 pages Publisher: Regal (April 12, 2012) ISBN-10: 0830732078. ISBN-13: 978-0830762071
Amazon.com is running a big promotion/sale on BBDT now: http://www.amazon.com/Be-Better-Dad-Today-Father/dp/B00A1812MQ/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
About the Author: The Honorable GREGORY W. SLAYTON is an American author, businessman, diplomat, philanthropist and professor, but, more importantly, a father of four great kids. Born in Ohio, he grew up without a real father and then travelled the world studying fathers and fatherhood on five continents. Gregory now resides in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife of 23 years and their four children. He is the managing director of Slayton Capital, teaches on occasion at Dartmouth, Harvard and Stanford, and is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at UIBE Business School in Beijing, China. Please see www.GregoryWSlayton.com
High Profile Endorsements for Be a Better Dad Today
Having been raised by a man who exemplified what it means to be a great father, I am blessed to have learned from one of the greatest. In Be a Better Dad Today! Gregory explains how to navigate the most important job in the world. This book is a great resource for today’s dads or those who plan to be a dad in the future. Jeb Bush, Former Governor of Florida
I’ve personally known Gregory and his family for years, and I know he exemplifies the title of his book Be a Better Dad Today! each and every day of his life. There are certain lessons in life that can best be taught by fathers. My hope is that this book will help every single man who picks it up to be the best father, the best husband, and the best man he can be. John McCain, United States Senator
Gregory Slayton writes eloquently about the God-given nobility of fatherhood, an institution of grand personal, familial and societal importance, but also a journey that many men embark on without fully knowing the true path or destination. Slayton deepens our understanding of what being a father means and offers guidance on how fathers can realize their full potential. Joe Lieberman, United States Senator
Be a Better Dad Today! is perhaps the most practical and down-to-earth manual you will find on how to be an effective father. You will not be able to read it without being both spiritually convicted and personally equipped. Rev. Tim Keller, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church
There is no more important job in the world for men than being a good father for our kids. I love being a dad—and I always have. That’s why I appreciate the honesty, the humor and the many helpful ideas that my friend Gregory Slayton has packed into Be a Better Dad Today. Being a better dad today—and every day of our lives—is one of the most important things we can do for our family, our community and our nation. Congressman G.K. Butterfield
I have known Gregory for 30 years, and he is passionate, practical and visionary. His terrific book is all three of those things and more. As a father of five, I highly recommend Be a Better Dad Today to all dads- and dads to be-of any age. Hans Helmerich, President & CEO, Helmerich and Payne (a Fortune 500 Company)