Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Display: Mind Your Manners

Manners Mash-Up: A Goofy Guide to Good Behavior
By Ted Arnold
Presents proper and improper acts of etiquette for young readers in a humorous setting.

It’s a Spoon, Not a Shovel
By Caralyn Buehner
An irresistible book for teaching manners, guaranteed to delight and instruct children, but also to make their parents roar with laughter.

Dude, That’s Rude! Get Some Manners
By Pamela Espeland
Kids today need manners more than ever, and Dude, That’s Rude! makes it fun and easy to get some. Full-color cartoons and kid-friendly text teach the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations—at home, at school, in the bathroom, on the phone, at the mall, and more.

Are You Quite Polite? : Silly Dilly Manners Songs
By Alan Katz
Presents humorous lyrics to such familiar children's songs as "Pop Goes the Weasel," "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," and "Hey Diddle Diddle."

No Slurping, No Burping! : A Tale of Table Manners
By Kara LaReau
Evie and Simon always mind their manners, but their father has a lot to learn before a surprise dinner guest arrives.

Oops, Sorry! : A First Book of Manners
By Richard Morgan
Here's a bright, cheerfully illustrated little story with a quiz for toddlers. Here's one of its questions! "If someone gives you something nice, what do you say?" The answer appears on the opposite page: "Thank you!" Toddlers won't be able to resist chanting along the answers, as Mom or Dad reads this delightful little story to them, over and over again.

Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur: A First Book of Manners
By Judy Sierra
Illustrates basic polite behavior that one might need to use while grocery shopping at the same time as a dinosaur.

Monsters, Mind Your Manners
By Elizabeth Spurr
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the terrible ways monsters may behave in one's home, on crowded sidewalks, on a bus, or at school as they do what they wish without thinking of others.

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