Tag Archives: Manners

It’s Sharing Day! (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Kirsten Larsen Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description It’s Sharing Day! Join Dora and Boots on their way to Abuela’s house for a special Sharing Day lunch. First they have to pick up ingredients for their special dessert. Along the way, they learn how important and rewarding it is to share.

Think Before You Act: Learning About Self-Discipline and Self-Discipline (Character Education Readers)

Author: Regina Burch Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

How to Speak Politely & Why

Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Universe Product Description Updated for the 21st century, How to Speak Politely and Why is a picture book with a point: proper speech and good grammar without nagging. It aims to remove “ain’t” and “uh-huh” and “gimme” and “got” and a score of unfortunate nuances by a simple, sure painless and […]

Hands Are Not for Hitting / Las manos no son para pegar (Best Behavior) (English and Spanish Edition)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description Little ones learn that hitting is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions.

If Everybody Did

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Jo Ann Stover Publisher: JourneyForth Product Description The hilarious and terrible consequences of everyone doing his own thing are portrayed by author/artist Jo Ann Stover in If Everybody Did. Children and adults alike will enjoy this precautionary tale with its concise rhyming text, and amusing illustrations.

David Goes To School

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Product Description As David zips through his school, he discovers hat his least-favorite word, “no”, is often spoken here: “NO, DAVID!” “No Yelling!” No pushing!” “No running in the halls!” This lighthearted companion to the Caldecott Honor book, NO, DAVID! Is an entertaining, laugh-out-loud romp from the […]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Howard Binkow Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group Product Description Imagine how much easier life would be if children listened better. Meet Howard B. Wigglebottom, a curious rabbit who just doesn’t listen! This new illustrated book, has been created to help children, ages 4-7, improve their listening skills and pay attention. Educators, parents, […]

Christmas Cookies: Bite-Size Holiday Lessons

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description This scrumptious follow-up to the bestselling Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons captures the spirit of the holiday season. From making the same kind of cookies at the same time each year (tradition) to decorating them with lots of sprinkles (celebrate), youngsters will gobble up vocabulary […]

A Smart Girl’s Guide To Manners (American Girl Library)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Nancy Holyoke Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc Product Description THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Girls learn how to handle fancy restaurants, troublemaking party guests, embarrassing accidents, and more through helpful advice, quizzes, and letters from girls just like them. Updated conte

A Little Books Boxed Set Featuring Little Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Three adorable characters in three adorable board books! These clever twists on dinnertime, bedtime, and clean-up time will delight all the little mess-makers, picky eaters, and night owls in your life.

The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com “Don’t jump on your bed!” “Don’t bite your nails!” Parents sure seem to have a lot of rules. To make matters worse, the reasons behind the rules often don’t seem to make any sense. Could there be other, secret purposes behind these perpetual parental pleadings? Such is the […]

My Mouth Is a Volcano (Children’s/Life Skills)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julia Cook Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues Product Description All of Louis’ thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all […]

How to Lose All Your Friends (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Nancy Carlson Publisher: Puffin

The Grouchy Ladybug

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description The Grouchy Ladybug Eric Carle. Progressing through a series of brilliantly colored die-cut pages, a bad-tempered braggart becomes a nicer, happier, better-behaved bug. The arrangement of the book also introduces concepts of comparative size and telling time. 48 pages. Trim sizeÊ10 1/4″ x 10 1/4″.

Words Are Not for Hurting

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description The older children get, the more words they know and can use-including hurtful words. This book teaches children to think before they speak, then choose what to say and how to say it. They learn that there is a connection between hurtful words […]

Little Miss Gift Set (Mr. Men and Little Miss)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Roger Hargreaves Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description Everyone’s favorite Little Miss books are now available in a gift set! The set holds six of the most popular titles, and each of the classic books comes with an envelope to give away as gifts. The Little Miss set includes Little Miss […]

Mr. Men Gift Set (Mr. Men and Little Miss)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Roger Hargreaves Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description Everyone’s favorite Mr. Men books are now available in a gift set! The set holds six of the most popular titles, and each of the classic books comes with an envelope to give away as gifts. The Mr. Men set includes Mr. Brave, […]

The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description “When Mama Bear’s efforts to improve her family’s manners are unsuccessful, she devises a Politeness Plan–a chart listing a chore as a penalty for each act of rudeness. Basic etiquette is presented in a practical way. Berenstain illustrations […]

Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Everyone knows cookies taste good, but these cookies also have something good to say. Open this delectable book to any page and you will find out something about life. Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons is a new kind of dictionary, one that defines mysteries such […]

How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends (How Do Dinosaurs)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Book Description What if a dinosaur’s friends come to play? Does he mope, does he pout if he can’t get his way? Does he hide all his dump trucks, refusing to share? Does he throw his friends’ coloring books up in the air? Time […]

Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Laurie Keller Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Amazon.com Move over Emily Post: Do Unto Otters is a guide to manners that anyone would be delighted to follow. Here beloved children’s author Laurie Keller brings the “Golden Rule” to life in the form of Mr. Rabbit and his new neightbors, the […]

Excuse Me!: A Little Book of Manners

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description “Please” and “thank you” are fun and easy to remember with Excuse Me!. Simple and repetitive, it’s the perfect way to introduce those magic words that all little ones should know. From burping to breaking a sibling’s toy, toddlers will love seeing these appealing babies […]

Walter the Farting Dog

Rating: (166 reviews) Author: William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray Publisher: Frog Ltd Children’s Amazon.com We hold this truth to be self-evident: farting makes kids laugh. Walter, an apologetic-looking dog adopted from the pound, passes gas morning, noon, and night, no matter what he eats, whether it’s a 25-pound bag of low-fart dog biscuits, cat food, or […]

Dora’s Book of Manners (Dora the Explorer (8×8))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Christine Ricci Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Book Description The Grumpy Old Troll was mean to his friend Mouse — and now he needs help from Dora and Boots for Mouse to forgive him. But what should he say? Join Dora and Boots as they help the Troll, and learn about manners along […]

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Betty Macdonald Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has a trick up her sleeveMrs. Piggle-Wiggle loves everyone, and everyone loves her right back. The children love her because she is lots of fun. Their parents love her because she can cure children of absolutely any bad habit. The treatment are unusual, […]

Manners Can Be Fun

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Universe Publishing Book Description If we want something we say PLEASE We say THANK YOU if you help us or give us something or do things for us. Before we leave the table we ask if we may be excused. And say THANK YOU if we are told […]

Share and Take Turns (Learning to Get Along, Book 1)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Cheri J. Meiners Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description Sharing is a social skill all children need to learn—the sooner the better. Concrete examples and reinforcing illustrations help children practice sharing, understand how and why to share, and realize the benefits of sharing. Includes a note to teachers and parents, additional […]

Fancy Nancy

Rating: (120 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy. How Nancy transforms her […]

Peas and Thank You! (Big Idea Books® / VeggieTales®)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Inc., Big Idea , Mike Nawrocki Publisher: Zonderkidz Book Description Kids will love this board book about the French Peas as they encourage kids to end each day by saying Thank you.

How to Behave and Why

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Universe Publishing Amazon.com It’s hard to be good. Especially if you don’t really know what “being good” means. Munro Leaf, beloved author of The Story of Ferdinand, decided to try his hand at defining good behavior in his 1946 classic How to Behave and Why. The two biggest […]

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: Betty MacDonald Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has been wildly popular with children and adults for over 50 years. Children adore her because she understands them–and because her upside-down house is always filled with the smell of freshly baked cookies, and her backyard with buried treasure. Grownups love her because her […]

No Biting!

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Even the most angelic babies sometimes hit or bite, and no one-not Mommy, or playmates, or even the family pet!-is exempt when the adorable, but frustrated, toddlers in No Biting! decide to act out. But just lift the flaps, and you’ll discover that these babies […]

No Hitting!: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Karen Katz Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description With the help of this book, toddlers will love learning to say NO to hitting—and screaming and squeezing and yelling—and YES to fun! Refreshingly honest and all too true, this funny book is perfect for toddlers, and parents will find it a painless […]

I Can Share: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Karen Katz Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description That’s not fair! It’s mine! For toddlers, sharing can be a hard concept to grasp, but with the help of this book, they’ll learn that sharing can also be fun! Featuring simple, repetitive text and adorable toddlers, this playful little book is the […]

No, David!

Rating: (149 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Amazon.com Parents will be quick to jump to the conclusion that there can be nothing appealing in a tale of an ugly kid who breaks things. And certainly–from that adult perspective–there’s something off-putting about the illustrations of David, with his potato head, feral eyes, and a maniacal […]

Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!, The

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: Hyperion Amazon.com Sesame Street veteran and Emmy Award-winner Mo Willems returns with a fast, funny follow-up to Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!–only this time, the short-tempered pigeon faces his perfect foil in a “special guest star” duckling. In the previous Pigeon book, author and illustrator Willems expertly distilled […]

The Doorbell Rang

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Pat Hutchins. Each ring of the doorbell brings more and more friends to share in the delicious cookies Ma has made. Will there be enough to go around? Full-color illustrations. Awards: 1986 ALA Notable Book. 24 pages. Trim size 10.02″ x 7.42″.