cover image Don't Slurp Your Soup!

Don't Slurp Your Soup!

Lynne Gibbs. Brighter Child, $14.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-1-57768-556-2

Budding socialites may wish to consult Don't Slurp Your Soup!: A First Guide to Letter Writing, E-mail Etiquette, and Other Everyday Manners by Lynne Gibbs, illus. by John Eastwood, the launch title in the First Guide series. The kid-friendly edition lays out the basics in a straightforward, sometimes humorous fashion, from commonsense suggestions (""Things you should never, ever do: Examine, or even eat, the contents of your nose"") to more formal tips, such as how to address an envelope.