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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.
 
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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?
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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Cover image for Madeline Says Merci: The-Always-Be-Polite Book
Madeline Says Merci: The-Always-Be-Polite Book
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
"Aliki makes manners accessible to children through colorful cartoon-style illustrations designed to teach some of the basics....Her lively primer sparkles with examples....There's plenty to learn, plenty to look at, and plenty to share in a cleverbook that demonstrates the importance of manners while it makes
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Monster Manners
Series: Hello Reader
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.  All he hears from his mother as he breaks his mother's rules is "No, David!", "That's enough, David!", and "Settle down!" 

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Cover image for The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners
The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners
by Stan Berenstain , Jan Berenstain Illustrated by Stan Berenstain , Jan Berenstain
"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.
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What Do You Say, Dear?: A Book of Manners for All Occasions
by Maurice Sendak , 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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