The Goops books, originally published between and , were created by the artist, Goops and How to Be Them and More Goops and How Not to Be Them are still widely available. Out-of-print titles such as Goops Encyclopedia and. When you ‘ve finished with the Book, At your Conduct take a Look; Ask yourself, upon the Spot, Are you Goop, or are you Not f For, although it’s Fun to See them. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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My sister and I memorized much of the book, and still can quote from it today, and we’re in our 70’s. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

She couldn’t imagine where I could have found this. I had this book growing up in the late fifties and early sixties.

Goops and How to Be Them by Gelett Burgess

The book, Goops and How yhem Be Them: The perfect etiquette book for children. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Or this little poem about Caution in the streets Reader, be forewarned of danger! Sir” and ” If ‘you please ;” Not only just at home, you know, But everywhere that they should go.

What a fun collection of verse to illustrate proper manners. The Goops do this, and they do more, They peep and listen at the door!

Remembering the Goops

Actually, I’ve ordered a new copy to replace the old. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Willy, he owned up to it, And didn’t tell a liel Willy told his mother Before she found it out He said: With the greatest deliberation, apparently, a rope was coiled around the mock presentment of Dr. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Mar 16, Alethea Kontis rated it it was amazing.

Buy the selected items together This item: Do you sharpen pencils, Ever, on the floor? The children seemed to enjoy it thoroughly, even though many words were over their heads. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Jan 04, Miriam marked it as to-read Shelves: My volume of “Goops and How to Be Them” is in its thirty-eighth printing in the thme of There you have it: They also never seem to reform; to be a Goop is to be wicked.


When you travel in the street, Are you cautious and discreet? It’s a little unclear you want to be a Goop or Not be a Goop, but it’s pretty clear which characteristics are desirable.

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Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues

They like to be dirty, and stay so. But think of trying To keep from crying, When you’re hungry and tired and cross You couldn’t do that, of course! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Jeff rated it really liked it Jul 10, I bought this for my mother’s 90th birthday party. The original was published in ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The other day I visited with a four-year-old friend; we read a book called Manners.