Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues
"The Goops they lick their fingers,/And the Goops they lick their knives, /They spill their broth on the tablecloth -/Oh, they lead disgusting lives!" The rhymes and drawings in this hilarious introduction to manners for children still amuse and educate 100 years later, providing lessons valuable today and shedding light on turn-of-the-century American mores.
"For in Rudeness they're Precocious,
They're Atrocious, they're Ferocious!"
"Ask yourself, upon the Spot,
Are you Goop, or are you Not?"