Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Bill In A China Shop by Katie Weaver, 2003. After Bill the bull accidentally destroys much of the contents of a china shop, three old ladies help him acquire the teacup he had hoped to buy.
Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller, 2007. This interactive “punny” book on manners teaches readers to say please and thank you in Spanish, French, German, Japanese and Pig Latin.
Eat, Cried Little Pig by Jonathan London, 2003. "Eat!" was Little Pig's first word. He loves food. He loves to squish it and squash it and wear it in his hair. He slurps it, slops it and gets it everywhere!
Good Thing You’re Not An Octopus! by Julie Markes, 2001. A boy finds that his life is pretty easy compared to how it might be.
Mary Louise Loses Her Manners by Diane Cuneo, 1999. When Mary Louise starts saying things like "fleas" and "spank you" instead of "please" and "thank you," she realizes that she has lost her manners and goes in search of them.
Me First by Helen Lester, 1992. Pinkerton the pig always manages to be first until he rushes for a sandwich and it turns out to be not the edible kind.
My Dog Never Says Please by Suzanne Williams, 1997. Tired of having to mind her manners, clean her room, and wear shoes, Ginny Mae wishes she could trade places with the family dog.