Kids today need manners more than ever before, and Dude, That’s Rude! makes it fun and easy to understand and get some. Full-color cartoons and kid-friendly text teach the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations: at home, at school, in the bathroom, on the phone, at the mall, and more. Kids learn Power Words to use and P.U. Words to avoid, why their family deserves their best manners, and the essentials of e-tiquette (politeness online). It seems like light reading, but it is some serious stuff: Manners are major social skills, and this kids story book gives kids a great start.