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Emily's Everyday Manners

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Join Emily and her best friend, Ethan, as they show you that good manners aren't just for special occasions; they are for every day. This charming picture book from the most trusted name in etiquette introduces kids to five magic words that make everyone happy, gives tips on mastering good table manners, and offers good advice on how to make and keep friends. Manners have ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 22nd 2006 by HarperCollins (first published 2006)
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As a 4-5 year old child becomes continues to develop and become more independent from their parents and caregivers, the social development of a child can be addressed in Emily Post Emily’s Everyday Manners. Appropriate for a 4-5 year old child, positive reinforcement for behavior can be imparted upon the child with the shared reading of a story such as this. In addition to addressing the social development of a child, the child’s practice of reading and talking about this story with a caregiver ...more
Jan 01, 2009 Deanna rated it really liked it
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I loved it! Children being polite! One of my biggest complaints about children's books is how children talk to each other. My children are far from perfect, but I have zero tolerance for being impolite to others. I liked that even when the kids weren't polite they recognized they had made a mistake and still kept trying.

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Aug 07, 2008 Denise rated it liked it
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I would recommend this to parents looking for ways to teach their children about manners, respect, honesty and consideration. I especially like the note to parents in the back of the book and the part about modeling good behavior is just as important as telling children what is expected.
Jeffrey Ellsworth
I didn't like this book. I thought it was too preachy to children on how to have manners. The book just talked about how these 2 children had good manners because they did this and that in different situations.
May 21, 2012 Jen rated it really liked it
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I liked the book and the lessons really stuck with my kids. (Not that they follow them) but they remembered the book which is important! Very simple but cute.
Jun 05, 2009 Uli rated it really liked it
I get this one from time to time just for a refresher!
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Not too bad considering what's out there.
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Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than twelve etiquette books. In March, 2011, Peggy began a new question and answer column with the New York Times called The Well-Mannered Wedding. The column aims to address modern day wedding conundrums and provide advice for the soon-to-be-wed.

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