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Crocodile Hungry

by Eija Sumner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, alligators & crocodiles, manners & etiquette

A hilarious story about a hungry and hapless crocodile, for fans of How to Give Your Cat a Bath and I Want My Hat Back.

Crocodile hungry.

What can crocodile eat?

Canned ham? Too hard to open.
Beef jerky? Gets stuck in teeth.
Eggs? Bite shell, get toothache.

Crocodile must find food. But where?

Though crocodile is surrounded by food, he doesn't know it …

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Un enfant… c’est un enfant

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, manners & etiquette

 

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Pourquoi les enfants posent-ils tant de questions? « Pourquoi es-tu si petit? » « D’où viens-tu? »… Dans cet album rafraîchissant, les écoliers se demandent pourquoi ils ne peuvent pas répondre à des questions importantes, comme quels sont les longs mots qu’ils peuvent épeler ou quelles sont les ch …

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Caillou Asks Nicely

by Danielle Patenaude, illustrated by Pierre Brignaud
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: manners & etiquette, beginner, words, values & virtues, emotions & feelings, daily activities, new experience

A great book to introduce kids to politeness!

With Mommy and Daddy’s help, Caillou learns that it’s nice to hear the words please and thank you. They are like a friendly hug that encourages people to respond favorably. Politeness is much more than just a social convention; it is also a way to ease our interactions with others. Even very young ch …

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The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe

by Stephanie Simpson McLellan, illustrated by Zoe Si
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: manners & etiquette, humorous stories, parents

An impulsive little boy experiences the power of unconditional love
Timothy Shmoe isn’t a bad kid, but sometimes he makes honest (and not-so-honest) mistakes. Time after time, Timothy finds himself in disasters of his own creation, leaving a trail of broken heirlooms, torn tutus, and innocent bystanders (including his cat, Fluffy).
Told in a s …

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Not Me

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: manners & etiquette, monsters

 

Who made this mess?

 

When dad asks who left socks all over the place, a brother and sister insist that it was “Not Me.”

Dad is quite sure the kids are not telling the truth, until he is introduced to the actual Not Me, a creature who in turn accuses Not True, who exposes the real sock bandit, the ever-complaining Not Fair!

Parents and caregivers …

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Pas moi

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: manners & etiquette, monsters

 

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L’auteure adorée des enfants Elise Gravel pose l’éternelle question : Qui a fait tout ce désordre? Quand leur papa demande qui a laissé traîner des chaussettes partout, Nico et sa soeur répondent tous les deux : « Pas moi! » Leur père est sûr qu’ils ne disent pas la vérité, jusqu’à ce que ceux …

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Even Superheroes Make Mistakes

by Shelly Becker, illustrated by Eda Kaban
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: manners & etiquette, stories in verse

“A highly appealing read. . . . Children will readily gravitate to this book.” —School Library Journal
What do young superheroes do when they’ve blundered and bungled? They don’t get mad; they get SMART! This fun follow-up to Even Superheroes Have Bad Days teaches kids another humorous lesson in overcoming adversity.
 
Even superheroes s …

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Even Superheroes Have Bad Days

by Shelly Becker, illustrated by Eda Kaban
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: manners & etiquette, emotions & feelings

"Full of action and vibrancy. . . .A good way to soothe bad days away.” —School Library Journal

When Superheroes don’t get their way,
when they’re sad, when they’re mad, when they’ve had a bad day . . .
. . . they COULD super-tantrum, they COULD but they DON'T,
because REAL Superheroes just WOULDN'T—they WON'T!

All kids have trouble …

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A World of Kindness

edited by Ann Featherstone, by Suzanne Del Rizzo, illustrated by Brian Deines; Kim La Fave; Tara Anderson; Manon Gauthier; Rebecca Bender; Francois Thisdale; Wallace Edwards & Dean Griffiths
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: emotions & feelings, manners & etiquette, values & virtues, friendship

Nine celebrated children’s picture book illustrators, including Rebecca Bender, Wallace Edwards, and Suzanne Del Rizzo, unite to illustrate an empowering text that celebrates the ways young children can show kindness.

Are you kind?

In a series of simple yet evocative questions, this impactful book asks children how they will show kindness and consi …

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