How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn Before You're Grown Up
For the kid who leaves a wet towel wadded up on the floor or forgets to put a new roll on the toilet-paper thingy, humorous writer and etiquette columnist Catherine Newman has created the ultimate guidebook to becoming a person whom everyone will like being around more. Jam-packed with tips, tricks, and skills -- all illustrated in an irresistible graphic novel-style -- this book shows kids just how easy it is to free themselves from parental nagging and become more dependable -- and they'll like themselves better, too They'll learn how to deal with dirty rooms, care for pets and cactuses, stick up for somebody, and fold a T-shirt. They'll even get a crash course on using the kitchen (including how to turn a 33-cent package of ramen into dinner) and a boot camp for lending a hand outside the house (mowing, shoveling, and fixing something loose has never been easier). This handbook to becoming beyond helpful promises that every kid can be a valued and valuable member of the grown-up world.
From the Back Cover The Stuff You Need to Know to Land on Your Feet Jam-packed with tips, tricks, and skills from best-selling author and advice columnist Catherine Newman, you'll learn how to manage whatever life throws your way. Your newfound independence is sure to make you - and the people around you - very happy.