Because in the last few years I’ve learned to walk again, learned to paint, begun composing music, become a writer, learned several musical instruments, and joined a rock band. Life just keeps getting better.
Portland, OR (Vocus) May 27, 2010
From author Juanita Buckles comes a new picture book that stresses basic etiquette. In But I Said Thank You Yesterday!, children will definitely enjoy learning proper behavior and good conduct, as the author explains why they are important everyday while living in a place called society.
But I Said Thank You Yesterday! is a colorful picture book about manners designed for children of all ages. Filled with wonderful illustrations---many of which were done by the author’s daughter, Camille---the book explains why one thank you a week just isn’t enough. Various questions about manners such as: why do we hold the door open for others, why do young people give way for older ones, why do people give a friendly smile to strangers, and others, will be answered in this hilarious and delightful book.
Generally, this book will teach children of all ages—and maybe even adults!—how having good manners contributes to a peaceful society. With this book by Juanita Buckles, everyone gets to see good behavior from a fresh perspective---and have some fun along the way!
Filled with entertaining illustrations, But I Said Thank You Yesterday! will encourage readers to develop ideal characters and desirable manners so they can establish---and keep---good relationships with others.
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About the Author
Juanita Buckles lives in Portland, Oregon. She loves to play piano and congas, ride her bike, and talk to her cat, Dragon. She says her mottos for living are “Never2late” and “don’t sweat it.” Why? Laughing, Juanita answers, “Because in the last few years I’ve learned to walk again, learned to paint, begun composing music, become a writer, learned several musical instruments, and joined a rock band. Life just keeps getting better.”
But I Said Thank You Yesterday! * by Juanita Buckles
Why good manners are GREAT---Everyday
Publication Date: March 12, 2009
Picture Book; $21.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4415-1342-7
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