Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners

Paperback | September 1, 2009

byLaurie KellerIllustratorLaurie Keller

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"Do not do to others that which would anger you if others did it to you."-Socrates (the Greek philosopher), circa 470-399 B.C.

Mr. Rabbit's new neighbors are Otters.
OTTERS!
But he doesn't know anything about otters. Will they get along? Will they be friends?
Just treat otters the same way you'd like them to treat you, advises Mr. Owl.

In her smart, playful style Laurie Keller highlights how to be a good friend and neighbor-simply follow the Golden Rule! This title has Common Core connections.

Do Unto Otters is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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"Do not do to others that which would anger you if others did it to you."-Socrates (the Greek philosopher), circa 470-399 B.C.Mr. Rabbit's new neighbors are Otters.OTTERS!But he doesn't know anything about otters. Will they get along? Will they be friends?Just treat otters the same way you'd like them to treat you, advises Mr. Owl.In h...

Laurie Keller is the acclaimed author-illustrator of Arnie, the Doughnut, The Scrambled States of America, and Open Wide: Tooth School Inside, among numerous others. She grew up in Muskegon, Michigan, and always loved to draw, paint and write stories. She earned a B.F.A. at Kendall College of Art and Design, then worked at Hallmark as...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11.08 × 8.52 × 0.17 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312581408

ISBN - 13:9780312581404

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! This story by Laurie Keller is a must purchase for any home or primary school library collection. With funny insight and her wicked sense of humour, Ms. Keller demonstrates the importance of having manners. The illustrations are hilarious but the story is for all of us. If you buy only one book for your child - buy this book. Ontario Information Services Technician.
Date published: 2008-01-11

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"Keller serves up sound, friendly advice for maintaining a peaceable kingdom." -Publishers Weekly"Each page bursts with colorful illustrations and is scattered with words of different sizes and fonts. This simple story is certain to appeal to children." -School Library Journal"While kids may well have encountered the Golden Rule elsewhere, this explanation and elaboration nicely unifies what might otherwise seem like a dreary list of manners. This lively book is anything but." -Kirkus Reviews