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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.
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|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 the award-winning bestseller How to Be a Person, now published in multiple languages, and as a special PJ Library edition, How to Be a Mensch, and two parenting memoirs: Waiting for Birdy and Catastrophic Happiness, as well as 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, and is a regular contributor to publications including the New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, Parents, and Cup of Jo. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family. Visit her at catherinenewmanwriter.com.