Don't Forget Your Etiquette!

The Essential Guide to Misbehavior

David Greenberg; Pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Melanie Kroupa Books

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If you’re smart, you’ll read my book
Of modern children’s etiquette.
If you don’t, I’m sad to say –
Your life will be pathetiquette.
 
Meet Miss Information, the world’s foremost expert on bad behavior, as she offers upside-down advice about the etiquette of absolutely everything. In twenty impishly off-center poems she states her views on such important topics as bathing (with and without gerbils), kissing (Komodo dragons as well as teachers), and eating.
 
Exuberant illustrations full of hilarious antics add to the humor of this mischievous spoof on bad behavior. These sly poems offer a child-friendly way to discuss what good behavior really should be like and are sure to become every child’s essential guide to – a rollicking good time!

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Praise for Don't Forget Your Etiquette!

"Exuberant."  --Kirkus Reviews
 
"Clever.  This book will tickle children's funny bones."  --School Library Journal
 
"Lively."  --Booklist
 
"Westcott's watercolor-and-ink illustrations add their own zany touches and a lot of energy."  --The Horn Book

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David Greenberg; Pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

DAVID GREENBERG’s picture books in verse include the popular Slugs. He lives in Portland, Oregon. NADINE BERNARD WESTCOTT has illustrated countless humorous picture books, including Hello, Snow! by Hope Vestergaard. She lives in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

David Greenberg
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Don't Forget Your Etiquette!
The Essential Guide to Misbehavior
David Greenberg; Pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Hardcover

Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Melanie Kroupa Books
September 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374349905
ISBN10: 0374349908
Picture Book
8 1/2 x 11 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 6 to 9
Grade Range: 1 to 4
$17.99
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