Emily Post's The Guide to Good Manners for Kids (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Apr 7, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Since 1922, the name Emily Post has represented good manners based on kindness, courtesy, and unselfishness. Today, the third generation of Post authors, Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning, offers the children of the twenty-first century a comprehensive guide to good manners. This book is full of the simple, practical advice that Emily herself would have offered. Written with kids in mind and full of bold illustrations, emily post's the guide to good manners for kids is a reference guide that children will use and parents can trust. It covers just about every situation a kid will face:

  • writing thank-you notes
  • attending after-school events
  • using the Internet safely
  • speaking -- politely -- on cell phones
  • participating in weddings
  • helping out at home

Emily Post's The Guide to Good Manners for Kids has all the information on etiquette busy children -- and busy parents -- will need as they go about their daily lives.

  

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Good read for your little monster

User Review  - denese1972 - Overstock.com

sometimes kids needs to read it somewhere instead of hearing it over and over again from the adults in you household. Don't expect reading this book to change their bad manners... you still have to enforce, but it definitely helped us. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alina Burk - Goodreads

Great for a reminder or a place to start. Included safety tips, as well. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Hi How Are You?
26
CHAPTER
37
Mealtime Manners Matter
45
CHAPTER THREE
57
Getting There and Home Again
64
AT PLAY
73
CHAPTER FIVE
91
ON THE GOAWAY FROM HOME
111
CHAPTER SEVEN
129
Copyright

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Page 138 - Jewish faith, the religious celebrations of the bar mitzvah (for boys) and the bat mitzvah (for girls) are among the most important events in their lives.
Page 48 - Chew with your mouth closed. *. Don't talk with food in your mouth. If you have to wait until you've swallowed before answering a question, that's fine. + Don't criticize the food. +. Ask for food to be passed; say "Please,
Page 27 - Tell them that it is important for you to do the best job you can making sure their kids have a safe, enjoyable evening, but that housework keeps you from it.

About the author (2009)

Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D., codirector of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., developed a training program for etiquette educators and conducts children's etiquette workshops across the U.S. and overseas. Cindy is the coauthor of all the Emily Post children's books, with her sister-in-law, Peggy Post.

Steve Bjorkman has illustrated nearly one hundred picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Dirt on My Shirt by Jeff Foxworthy. He has also sold millions of greeting cards through Recycled Paper Greetings with his brother, Carl. Steve lives with his wife in Irvine, California.

Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. Peggy writes a monthly column in Good Housekeeping and an online wedding etiquette column for the New York Times.

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