What You Need Is... Table Manners by Chris Raschka
The Edifying Story of Two Friends Whose Discovery of Good Manners Promises Them a Glorious Future

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Celebrated artists Raschka and Radunsky join forces to give us all a valuable, riotous crash course in Table Manners.

Why is speaking with your mouth full a bad idea? Who is permitted to wave his napkin like a flag? What happens if you don’t chew your food? Two renowned artists, Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka (and their alter egos, Dudunya and Chester), provide hilarious answers to these and other burning questions in Table Manners, the quintessential—and inimitable—guide to impeccable behavior at mealtime. A tongue-in-cheek "how-to" book, its topics include how to use a napkin, how to behave at a restaurant, the importance of chewing food properly, keeping one’s mouth shut while eating, and many more pearls of proper etiquette.
 

About Chris Raschka

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Chris Raschka was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1959. He received a B.A. from St. Olaf College in 1981. He is an author and illustrator of children's books. His books, Yo! Yes? and Charlie Parker Played Be Bop, are famous for their minimal texts and inventive art. Mysterious Thelonious was made Horn Book's Honor List in 1997 and Hello, Goodbye Window won the Caldecott Medal in 2006.
 
Published October 15, 2001 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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