Table Manners for Kids By Cindy Post Senning, Peggy Post

Since 1922, the name Emily Post has been America’s most trusted source for good table manners. Today, the third generation of Post authors, Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D., offers children a comprehensive guide to good table manners in the 21st century. With lots of fun illustrations, Emily Post’s Table Manners for Kids isn’t just about manners for fancy parties or dinner at your grandmother’s house. It’s got lots of practical information you can use every day to improve your family dinners.

  • Which fork do I use?
  • How do you use chopsticks?
  • Is it okay to answer my cell phone during dinner?
  • What is the polite way to eat spaghetti?

These and other important questions are answered in this handy guide to eating without grossing people out. Pretty much everything you need to know to get you through any meal is here, from table settings to eating tricky food to holding up your end of a dinner conversation.

Read this great review!

Emily Post’s Table Manners for Kids is recommended for kids age 8-12.

Harper Collins

About the authors
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Cindy Post Senning is the co-author of Emily's Everyday Manners, The Gift of Good Manners and The Guide to Good Manners for Kids. Her professional career spans nearly thirty years in education and health; she taught health care to middle and high school students and served as principal of the Duxbury Elementary School in Duxbury, Vermont. For more information view Cindy's biography page.
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PEGGY POST, codirector of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., has written fourteen books on etiquette, including eight for children, which were cowritten with her sister-inlaw, Cindy Post Senning. Peggy is a nationally recognized authority on etiquette, and millions seek her advice through her monthly column in Good Housekeeping and her appearances on national radio and television, including Today, Dr. Phil, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Good Morning America.