Are you quite polite?: silly dilly manners songs

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Margaret K. McElderry Books, Sep 26, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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You all know...

"Do Your Ears Hang Low?"


"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,"

but what about

"Are You Quite Polite?"


Quiet in the Library" ?!

Songwriter and comedy writer extraordinaire Alan Katz has done it again! Turning his attention to the subject of good and bad manners, he has created a hilarious new guide to manners that kids will love to follow -- laughing all the way! With brilliantly funny pictures by illustrator and cartoonist David Catrow, this new collection promises hours of well-mannered silly dillyness for kids everywhere!

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User Review  - SarahWadusky - LibraryThing

I used the "You're Invited!" poem. Summary: It is about having good manners at a birthday party. It is written to the tune of "THe Muffin Man." They are silly rules about things you should not do at a ... Read full review

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User Review  - HeidiBlanco - LibraryThing

Summary: This book is about the different manners that you should have. There is one about a little boy who picks other kids booger, and drinking from the water fountain. Each of these poems goes with ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Alan Katz is the author of many seriously silly books for children, including the bestselling Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, illustrated by David Catrow. He lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their four children.  Alan can also be found at

David Catrow is the illustrator of numerous notable books for children, including the other Silly Dilly books, as well as Kathryn Lasky's She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Mr. Catrow is also a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist whose work appears in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as in nine hundred other newspapers. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.

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