The Goops books, originally published between and , were created by the artist, Goops and How to Be Them and More Goops and How Not to Be Them are still widely available. Out-of-print titles such as Goops Encyclopedia and. When you ‘ve finished with the Book, At your Conduct take a Look; Ask yourself, upon the Spot, Are you Goop, or are you Not f For, although it’s Fun to See them. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
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Goops and How to Be Them by Gelett Burgess
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The rhymes and drawings in this hilarious introduction to manners for children still amuse and educate years later, providing lessons valuable today and shedding light on turn-of-the-century American mores. Read more Read less. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Buy the selected items together This item: Goops and How to Be Them: Ships from and sold by Amazon. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A manual of manners for impolite infants, depicting the characteristics of many naughty and thoughtless children, with instructive illustrations. A Manual of Manners for Toops Children. Goops and how to be them. Product details Age Range: Preschool – 3 Hardcover: Applewood Books June 15, Language: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
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Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues
Read reviews that mention still in print book for children manners tbem mother today child words baby classic copy grandmother lessons poems childhood gkops early funny horses humor. Showing of 42 reviews. Top Reviews Most adn Top Reviews. Hoq was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. The perfect etiquette book for children. In verse and set in the early ‘s. True, I don’t worry about the horses crushing me if I step out into the street without checking the traffic but much of the advice is timeless.
My mother read this to us as children and it is my go-to baby shower gift. This is a classic book. My sister and I memorized much of anv book, and still can quote from it today, and we’re in our 70’s. It teaches “manners” hos describing clearly, and with humor, what is the wrong kind of behavior.
One verse that still makes me smile is, “The Goops they lick their fingers, the Goops they lick their knives.
They spill their broth on the tablecloth. Oh, they lead disgusting lives. I had this book growing up in the late fifties and early sixties. I was always fascinated by the artwork, I later became an artist working partially in ink much more than the text. I was pleasantly surprised to find it still in print and have the opportunity to share with young ones.
I find it a slice of the past like the old Jam Handy films and others that were to educate children in the forties and fifties. One person found this helpful. I bought this for my mother’s 90th birthday party. She told me how much she loved reading about the Goops as a child. She was very surprised and thrilled when I presented this to her at the party.
She couldn’t imagine where I could have found this. I will admit that I found them rather delightful myself. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. An amusing way for children to learn how to behave. I am 65 years old and remember my parents reading this book to me when I was a child I will enjoy sharing this story with my soon to be born grandson.
It is Terrible to Be them. My volume of “Goops ve How to Be Them” is in its thirty-eighth printing in the year of It comes straight off the shelf in the private school library where I am librarian in the process of hoa the collection and automating the keepers. The Goops is a keeper. Actually, I’ve ordered a new copy then replace the hkw. When I first saw how old the book is but still in usable conditionI thought to remove it until I looked at the product page on Amazon.
One, the book is still in print, and two, other reviewers speak fondly of the book!
Me, I just met the Goops. How do you do, Goops?
As Gelett states in the Introduction: The cover of the new printing shows Goops in color but still with those round, empty-ish heads that can become quite expressive in the hands of the proper illustrator. Yet you’ll learn, if you are Bright, Politeness from the Impolite. When you’ve finished with the Book, Ask yourself, upon the Spot, Are you Goop, or are you Not? There you have thme Hint about the candy, say you’re fond of peppermint; That’s the way to be a Goop–hint, hint, hint!
Or this little poem about Caution thhem the streets Reader, be forewarned of danger! When you travel in the street, Are you cautious and discreet? Do you look about for horses When your brother crosses?
Try explaining that one to your little ones! The Goops are very hard to kill, So they hang out the Window-sill; Down the Banisters they slide– I could do it if I tried; but when Mother tells me “Don’t,” then, of course I really won’t! Or this one last elegant piece of instruction– One ot rule won’t hurt you: When you practise Virtue, Do it with a laugh! See all 42 reviews.
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