Thingumajig Book of Manners

Thingumajig Book of Manners
Board book
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Irene Keller
Candy Cane Press
3.0 pounds
6.0 inches
6.0 inches
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For ages 4-8. They spit, scratch, and pick their teeth. The personification of bad manners, the Thingumajigs will entertain children with their whimsical appearance and silly expressions. At the same time, examples of good manners, found on each page, will inspire children to put forth their best behaviour.

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Best book on Manners for Children.

This is the best book of Manners every written for children. My boys loved this book when they were young. My sister was looking for a copy for her girls and we have not been able to find one. The illustrations in the book were wonderful. One such antic of the Thingumajig that we used to love was "Thingumajigs eat their dinner in their underware" but good little boys and girls don't. I would recommend this book to any mother trying to instill a good set of values and manners into young children and you would have fun teaching them also.

Been searching for this book for 20 years


I was first introduced to these colorful personalities in 1982...and have not been able to get them out of my head since! Now that I have started a family of my own...these books are a must have for any chlidrens library. The story makes adults giggle while the illustraions keep your childs attention; while getting the point across! Saddly over the years my original copies have been lost, I am so relieved to still be able to get them!

Great book for preschool age children

I have read this book to my preschool classes for several years and they love it. It's always a good way to correct gross behavior such as nose picking without embarassing the child. We always just say, "You're acting like a Thingumajig."

A Classic!


I had this book as a child in the early 80's and it's so funny to see other people saying they can't get this little creatures out of their heads too!! They're creepy and gross and funny, things every kid loves! When my 5 year old nephew came to live with me this is the book I thought of first to teach him good manners, after I found his "booger collection". My dad used to read this book to my sister and I over and over again, and when I asked my mom for the copy to read to my newphew she said it was about to fall apart from reading it so much! So I got him his own copy. The ugly Thingumajigs will stick out in any childs mind, it's a funny story with a memorable message and I am sure your kids will grow up and remember it as well as we do!

The Thingumajig Book of Manners

I was so excited about finding this book! It was my absolute favroite growing up. Now that I am married, I am excited to find this book and have a copy when I have children. I purchased this copy for my mom as a mothers day present.

Thingumajig Book Of Manners


I have had this book since i was 4 years old and now i read it to my two kids i think it is a very good book to teach them manners with it was my favorite then and its my childrens favorite now



This book was a chilhood favorite of mine, so I was very excited to find it!

an old favorite


I have loved this book since I was a little girl. I lost my original copy when my family moved when I was nine. I have been looking for it for years now. I wish I could have found the originsl version which was a large book. I don't like the board book style and the little pictures really don't do the brillant illustrations any justice.

This book helped mold me for life!


I don't typically take the time to write reviews, quite honestly because I don't often feel as passionately about most books/products. My Mother read this book to my brother and I in the early 80s when we were kids. As a result, I was very well mannered. To this day, I still think about it often. Now that I'm expecting twin boys, I had to search high and low to find it. It was one of the first items on my list. Thanks, Irene!

Takes me back 30 years!!


My daughters, ages 31 & 29 both adored this book as children.Every trip to the library this book came home with us if it was available. I gave it to my 2 granddaughters for Christmas, ages 4 & 5 & they listened intently. I think my 31 year old daughter was more in love with it than they were at first but I am sure it will become a favorite for them too. I would have given it 5 stars except for the smaller sized boardbook.

The Book They'll Never Forget!!!


When I was very little my aunt got this book for me and my mother must of read it to me hundreds of times. This is the one book I NEVER forgot, it's funny yet ugly creators are something that have stuck will stay with me forever. The illustrations are absolutely wonderful and your child will remember them with ease! I read this book to my daughter now and she adores it!! I have to keep it up because she will carry it with her everywhere and I am hoping to keep it in good shape for her to read it to her children someday. I recommend this book to all mother's that want there children to truly grasp the importance of manners and how others may see us when we don't use them.

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Book Summary: The title of this book is Thingumajig Book of Manners and it was written by Irene Keller. This particular edition is in a Board book format. This books publish date is Feb 28, 2005 and it has a suggested retail price of $7.95. It was published by Candy Cane Press and has a total of 1 pages in the book. The 10 digit ISBN is 0824965906 and the 13 digit ISBN is 9780824965907. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here.