It's a Spoon, Not a Shovel by Caralyn Buehner

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An irresistible book for teaching manners, guaranteed to delight and instruct children, but also to make their parents roar with laughter.
 

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Caralyn and Mark Buehner have created many charming chil Caralyn and Mark Buehner have created many charming children's books together, including "Snowmen at Night, The Escadren's books together, including "Snowmen at Night, The Escape of Marvin the Ape, "and "Fanny's Dream." In addition to tpe of Marvin the Ape, "and "Fanny's Dream." In addition to the books they have done together, Caralyn has written "I Wanhe books they have done together, Caralyn has written "I Want to Say I Love You, " illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers, andt to Say I Love You, " illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers, and Mark has illustrated many beautiful books for children, inc Mark has illustrated many beautiful books for children, including "Christmas Day in the Morning "by Pearl S. Buck and "luding "Christmas Day in the Morning "by Pearl S. Buck and "Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm" by Jerdine Nolan. The husband-Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm" by Jerdine Nolan. The husband-and-wife team live in Salt Lake City, Utah, with their sevenand-wife team live in Salt Lake City, Utah, with their seven children and their superdog, Carmy. children and their superdog, Carmy. Mark Buehner was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1959. He is the award-winning illustrator of numerous children's books, including some that were written by his wife, Caralyn Buehner. He has illustrated such works as Snowmen at Night, Fanny's Dream, The Adventures of Taxi Dog, The Escape of Marvin the Ape, The Queen of Style, and Balloon Farm. He won a Best Picture Book from Publishers Weekly for My Life with the Wave (1998).
 
Published June 1, 1995 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bright hues, weird angles, hidden pictures, and comic details (note the red-hooded heroine in the background of the wolves' tale) make the intriguing pictures fun to examine.

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This comical etiquette book is ""part Emily Post, part I Spy game,"" said PW.

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Part Emily Post and part I Spy game, this humorous guide to basic etiquette painlessly provides plenty of solid information on societal do's and don'ts.

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