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

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Storey Publishing
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6.5 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

Catherine Newman is the author of children's books, middle-grade books, adult novels, and two memoirs, as well as columns, articles, and essays. She edits the non-profit kids' cooking magazine ChopChop and is a regular contributor to the New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, and other publications.

"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