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Read Them and Please: Books About Manners

Favorite characters and just-like-me kids help your preschooler learn important lessons about good manners.
 
Cover image for The Chocolate-Covered-Cookie Tantrum
The Chocolate-Covered-Cookie Tantrum
by Deborah Blumenthal Illustrated by Harvey Stevenson
While in the park Sophie decides she wants a cookie and throws a tantrum when her mother will not give her what she wants.
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How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?- DAR
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

Just like kids, dinosaurs have a difficult time learning to behave at the table. However, with a little help from Mom and Dad, these young dinosaurs eat all before them with smiles and goodwill.

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Madeline Says Merci
Series: Madeline
by John Bemelmans Marciano

Based on the characters created by Ludwig Bemelmans, the tradition continues in rhyming couplets that bring Madeline alive. Mademoiselle Manners knows just what to do and offers advice for every possible situation.

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Manners
by Aliki Illustrated by Aliki

A person's manners greatly affect how much others wish to be near him and how they treat him. In this brightly illustrated book, Aliki presents many scenarios and shows the effects of good and bad manners. 

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Schol Rdr Lvl 3: Monster Manners
by Joanna Cole Illustrated by Jared D. Lee

Distressed over their daughter's lack of bad manners, Mother and Father Monster insist that Rosie Monster misbehave.

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No, David!
Series: No, David!
by David Shannon Illustrated by David Shannon

When David Shannon was five years old, he wrote and illustrated his first book. On every page were these words: NO, DAVID! . . . and a picture of David doing things he was not supposed to do.

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Cover image for BRN BRS FORGET THEIR MANNERS
BRN BRS FORGET THEIR MANNERS
by Stan Berenstain , Jan Berenstain Illustrated by Stan Berenstain , Jan Berenstain
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What Do You Say, Dear?
by Sesyle Joslin Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

What do you say when:
you bump into a crocodile on a crowded city street?
a nice gentleman introduces you to a baby elephant?
the Queen feeds you so much spaghetti that you don't fit in your chair anymore?

This is the funniest book of manners you'll ever read!

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