Title: What Do You Say, Dear?
Author: Sesyle Joslin
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers
Publication Date: 1958
Genre: Picture Book, Traditional
Audience: All

Overview: In this classic that has continued to be re-published numerous times over the years, even the youngest readers can learn the importance of manners. In this delightful book, different scenarios are given, and the responses teach the readers what to say to be polite in those different occasions. Even the youngest readers will love the illustrations and storyline, and will learn at the same time!

Activity: Have the younger students draw a picture of a time when they are required to use their manners. The older students can write a caption for the picture, or a story depending on the age.

Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Keister