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

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Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
6.5 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781635861822

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About the Author

Catherine Newman is the author of 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, O, the Oprah Magazine, Parents, and Cup of Jo, Newman lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family. Visit her at catherinenewmanwriter.com.

Reviews

"Catherine Newman has created a starting place for loving, productive conversations about independence, competence, and kindness."-- Jessica Lahey, best-selling author of The Gift of Failure

"Kids will delight in this witty, clear, and fun-to-read handbook. And parents will rejoice in having Catherine Newman as a wise and warm partner in teaching our children nearly everything they should know -- but don't want to hear about from us!" -- Dr. Lisa Damour, best-selling author of Untangled and Under Pressure

"An illustrated guide that teaches tweens (who aren't eager to learn anything from you) life skills such as managing money, doing the dishes, and addressing an envelope."-- Parents

"Geared toward kids -- but honestly, everyone in the house should brush up on these cleaning and life skills." -- Real Simple

"Emphasizes why these skills are so important for kids to master and how good they'll feel once they do. The illustrations reflect diversity and avoid gender stereotypes. Entertaining way to teach valuable skills that every kid (and adult) needs to know." -- Booklist

"This succinct and entertaining guidebook describes life skills with step-by-step instructions... No matter who is reading and enjoying the book, the skills are fleshed out with easy-to-understand steps and engaging illustrations." -- School Library Journal