How to Speak Politely and Why by Munro Leaf
  

Synopsis

How to Speak Politely and Why by Munro Leaf

Updated for the 21st century, How to Speak Politely and Why is a picture book with a point: proper speech and good grammar without nagging. It aims to remove ain t and uh-huh and gimme and got and a score of unfortunate nuances by a simple, sure painless and humorous process. In his signature style of amusing stick figure drawings and captions, Leaf makes clear such things as the difference between can and may, and the reason why one does not say he done it or she come. Exasperated parents (and grandparents) faced with the unpleasant task of dealing with grammatical lapses acquired by their children from (gasp!) their neighbor s children will be delighted (and relieved) by this veritable grammar without tears. Teachers will find it an indispensable ally, and even the culprits themselves the children will discover that learning to speak politely and correctly isn t such a chore after all.

About the Author

Munro Leaf (1905-1976) authored and illustrated dozen's of children's books, including the evergreen Story of Ferdinand.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
56 pages

Author

Munro Leaf
More books by Munro Leaf

Publisher

Publication date

1st August 2005

ISBN

9780789313522


It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools