Sock Monkey Manners for Kids 6 Tips for Marvelous Playdates by Bethany Shackelford

Sock Monkey Manners for Kids 6 Tips for Marvelous Playdates

Written by Bethany Shackelford
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Sock Monkey Manners for Kids 6 Tips for Marvelous Playdates by Bethany Shackelford

Bethany Berndt Shackelford creates a delightful story filled with beloved brown, red, and white sock monkeys to capture the attention of every child. Now learning playtime manners and Bible verses is fun! As Melvin learns to take turns with Molly and Maggie learns to mingle with Marius and Mark, little ones are taught much better ways to get along. And after the lessons are learned and the final pages are flipped, one more surprise awaits the reader-tucked in the back of this charming storybook is a sock monkey pattern, complete with instructions!


Sock Monkey Manners for Kids is not only fun but also a very practical and useful tool in teaching our children the importance of manners.

-Rita Warren Sock Monkey Manners for Kids is an adorable, clever and creative encouragement toward being a responsible caring friend. Bethany's love for children, scripture, kindly blessing friends and FUN come to life with Sock Monkeys! The children in my life will be receiving this book as a special gift-a gift that will give back caring friendships!

-Barbara Klein Ed.D, PhD Where was Sock Monkey Manners for Kids when I was growing up?! I love that sock monkey playtime manners can be applied to all ages. Everyone can learn better ways to get along and putting others first. This book is beautifully illustrated and written. I love the characters, and there are even instructions on how to make your own sock monkey. This book is fun fun fun!

-Tonia Allen Gould, author

About the Author

Bethany Berndt Shackelford is a three-time Emmy Award-winning designer. She lives with her family in sunny California.

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32 pages


Bethany Shackelford
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Harvest House Publishers,U.S.

Publication date

1st February 2014



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