How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up

How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up

by Catherine Newman
How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up

How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn before You're Grown Up

by Catherine Newman

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Overview

For the kid who leaves a wet towel wadded up on the floor or forgets to put a new roll on the toilet-paper thingy, witty parenting writer and etiquette columnist Catherine Newman has created the ultimate guidebook of essential life skills for kids. Jam-packed with tips, tricks, and advice — all illustrated in an irresistible graphic novel–style — How to Be a Person shows kids just how easy it is to free themselves from parental nagging and become more dependable — and they’ll like themselves better, too! They’ll learn how to do chores like loading the dishwasher and making a bed, brush up on communication skills like making a phone call and apologizing, and master 61 other super-helpful skills including how to stick up for somebody, fold a T-shirt, and turn a 33-cent package of ramen into dinner. Improve work-life balance for the whole family with this kids’ guide to growing up.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635861822
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 05/26/2020
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 97,316
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Catherine Newman is the author of What Can I Say? and the award-winning bestseller How to Be a Person, as well as two parenting memoirs: Waiting for Birdy and Catastrophic Happiness, and a middle-grade novel, One Mixed-Up Night. She's also the co-author of Stitch Camp. Newman is the etiquette columnist for Real Simple magazine and the editor of the James Beard Award–winning kids’ cooking magazine ChopChop. A regular contributor to publications including the New York Times, Romper, Cup of Jo, and Grown & Flown, Newman lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family. Visit her at catherinenewmanwriter.com.

Table of Contents

Becoming Your Best Self
Other Beings: How to Care for the People, Pets, and Plants in Your Life
Saying It Right: How to Be Kind and Get Your Point Across
Dirty Things: How to Clean and Care for Your Home
Edible Food: How to Make Meals and Find Your Way around the Kitchen
You're Wearing That?: How to Clean and Care for Your Clothes
Your Two Cents: How to Get, Give, and Spend Money
Useful Skills: How to Do Basic Important Things
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