Open the flaps for a fun and friendly way to learn good manners! From Caldecott Honoree Rachel Isadora and her innovative co-author, Robie Rogge.
A magical book about the very powerful and essential magic words! The children in this story say hello to a unicorn, share pizza with a gorilla, apologize to an ostrich ballerina, welcome a bear at the door, and wave goodbye to a friend in a hot air balloon. Each picture opens to a lift-the-flap surprise. Manners have never been such fun!
Meanwhile, readers learn "hello," "please," "thank you," "excuse me," "welcome," "I like to share," "Can I help?" and "goodbye."
Caldecott Honor Award winner Rachel Isadora's charming illustrations will delight and entertain children as they learn some of the most important words in the English language.
About the Author
Robie Rogge was publishing manager at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art where she initiated Fun with Hieroglyphs, the Can You Find It? series, and Museum ABC. She is the author of Baby See, Baby Do: Lift and Look in the Mirror and One Black Cat Board Book. And for adults, she is also co-author of Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You: A Journal. Robie lives in New York City.
Rachel Isadora has written and illustrated more than 200 children's books, including Ben's Trumpet, a Caldecott Honor book. Her exceptional list of bestsellers includes Bea at Ballet and other books about Bea, Every Little Thing, based upon the song by Bob Marley, and Flossie and Fox by Patricia McKissack. Rachel, a former ballet dancer, is a fine artist with a special interest in dance. She lives in New York City.
"Utterly adorable, delicate pen, ink, and watercolor illustrations adorn this lift-the-flap book. . . . Children will love reading this book over and over. . . ."—School Library Journal
"With lots of opportunities for children to notice things in pictures and to make predictions about what happens next, this is both entertaining and useful in helping them learn what’s expected."—The Horn Book