Mrs Browns Family Handbook, the first and only official book from Brendan OCarrolls brilliant comic creation, is filled with useful advice and gives us a unique look into the lives of the Brown family.Millions of us have wondered how Agnes Brown does it. Keeping her end up while seven grown-up children tear about the fecking place like the eejits havent got a home to go to.Packed with Mammys tips for keeping a perfect family, or at least a family, as well as contributions from her children, neighbours and other hangers on, Mrs Browns Family Handbook dispenses advice in her own inimical fecking style. Youll learn: why every mammys secret weapon is the tea towel the dos and dont of cleaning up Granddad what Dermot doesnt know about farting (not much) what Winnie knows about seks (not enough) all about the Five-Sausages-A-Day Diet (hint: contains sausages) from Maria all about pain relief in child birth (if its free, take it)The perfect gift for anyone in a large family - its one present and cheap - or with no family at all (seeing what theyre missing might cheer the miserable feckers up), Mrs Browns Family Handbook is also ideal for anyone sick and tired of giving out bloody DVDs for Christmas.Brendan OCarroll is an Irish writer, producer, comedian, actor, director and author. He is best known for playing Agnes Brown in Mrs Browns Boys, which won the best sitcom BAFTA in 2012. He has written four films and nine comedy shows, including The Course (1995), The Last Wedding (1999) and last year saw the release of his DVD for the live tour Good Mourning Mrs Brown.