Leopold tries to help his friend, Bottom, to improve his manners in a variety of social settings. Bottom makes mistakes, but he has learnt by the end of the story.
Publisher: Siphano, 2002, 9781903078716
Lola has to decide whether to tell the truth or not when she breaks Charlie’s rocket model.
Publisher: Puffin, 2007, 9780141500669
Trumpet’s mum helps him control his temper by teaching him to count aloud. In a twist at the end, Trumpet helps his mum out.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2006, 9781416904816
Doodle is a crocodile who likes to bite, but learns his lesson by the end of the book.
Publisher: Walker, 2009, 9781406309089
Bear is disappointed with his birthday presents and is ungrateful, but then re-adjusts his thinking, apologises to his friends, and makes amends.
Publisher: Alison Green, 2008, 9781407103631
Finn’s temper tantrum is truly spectacular in its intensity and force, just like a hurricane. But when it blows itself out, everything is calm again.
Publisher: Walker, 2009, 9781406322545
The Day Leo Said I HATE YOU! - HARRIS, R
Mum keeps saying “No” and Leo goes from hating the word to hating mum. Explores hurt feelings, emotions and making up,
Publisher: Little Brown, 2008, 9780316065801
Where’s My Present? - GREEN, J
Learning that you go to a party and give the present away!
Publisher: Hodder, 2000, 9780750226509
Max and the Magic Word - HAWKINS, C & J
Simple picture book encouraging the use of 'please' and 'thank you'.
Publisher: Viking Kestrel, 1995, 9780670808533
Emily’s Tiger - LATIMER, M
Grandma explains how to handle her anger to Emily. Emily is able to relate to this advice and it helps her to keep calm.
Publisher: Barefoot , 2008, 9781846861376
Hugless Douglass - MELLING, D
A fun story of a young bear searching for an appropriate hug to share: useful for discussing touching, families, friends and strangers and how to behave.
Publisher: Hodder, 2010, 9780340950623
“I'll do it!” taking responsibility - MOSES, B
An attempt to explain the concept of responsibility to young children. The message is that to be trusted you must first act responsibly.
Publisher: Wayland, 1997, 9780750220958
Two bad teddies - NILAND, K
A newcomer to a family of toys is teased, bullied and ignored until the value of his difference is recognised.
Publisher: Little Hare, 2009, 9781921541056
Going Shopping - POWELL, J
This book uses shopping as the medium for persuading children to be polite and considerate. A simple text and plenty of photographs.
Publisher: Watts, 2005, 9780749660499
Playing in the Park - POWELL, J
Politeness, consideration and safety consciousness are discussed in the familiar setting of the park.
Publisher: Watts, 2005, 9780749660482
Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie - RANKIN, L
Ruthie fox lies about the camera she finds, but finds the courage to own up.
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2008, 9780747587453
A young dinosaur in a bad mood upsets all his family, is given wise advice by a giant tortoise and learns the importance of politeness, consideration and apologising.
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2010, 9781408802663
Simple rhyming board book, emphasizing the use of Please, Thank you, Excuse me and Sorry.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley, 2007, 9781405316910
A book that looks at what ‘politeness’ is and why it helps people to get on with each other.
Publisher: Wayland, 2007, 9780750252843
Sally eats a whole chocolate cake and lets Eric the dog take the blame. After that, the worry monster starts visiting her and growing in size until Sally confesses to mum.
Publisher: Orchard, 2007, 9781843625483
A book that addresses the issues of anger management and tantrums in a fun way. Mouse finds himself getting angry but he learns that standing still is something he is really good at, and his anger goes.
Publisher: Anderson, 2010, 9781842709702
Simple board book dealing with the problem of biting!
Publisher: Free Spirit, 2007, 9781575421285
Think before you say something hurtful, and “I’m sorry” can help if you do. Positive guidance on using your words.
Publisher: Black, 2009, 97814081150772+
The bad baby learns to say please after he manages to make the elephant and all the shopkeepers cross with him.
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 1969, 9780241016398
One monkey has a tantrum because it wants the banana that the other has. The word ‘please’ has a magic effect. A very simple book with fun illustrations.
Publisher: Puffin, 2007, 9780141500591
Mabel has such bad table manners that her parents don't even notice when a pig replaces her at the dinner table.
Publisher: Andersen, 1984, 9780862640538