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by Leslie Tryon
They are rude and impolite! Something has to be done about the behavior of the children in Ms. Klingensmith's first-grade class or the Open House on Friday, when all the parents come to visit, will be a disaster. And who better than Patsy Pig to teach these young ones about their manners? So each day Patsy visits the class with yet more instructions on how to be the perfec ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Atheneum Books
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I'm guessing from the blurb on the front inside cover ("Leslie Tryon returns to the Pleasant Valley Elementary School...") that this is part of a series, so maybe I missed something by not reading the other books...? Who is Patsy? I thought she was the class's teacher at first, but no, that'd be Ms. Klingensmith. Why would Patty get so upset about someone being so "unbelievably rude" as to *spill* something on her? (In our house, accidents aren't considered misbehaving so much as part of life.) ...more
This book talked all about manners. When meeting somebody for the first time you don't want to sound rude, mean, or that you don't even care about them. What is important is to give a good impression. Although Mrs. Patsy was nervous about then not learning any of her manners. She was blown away at the results from welcoming their parents to the classroom.