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The founder of a successful children's clothing line, author of an influential parenting blog, and mother of five children, Marie-Chantal of Greece is constantly asked how she manages to do it all. So many of these queries - about proper etiquette for children in our fast paced, technology-centered world - led her to recognize the need for a modern handbook on children's manners. Manners Begin at Breakfast addresses rules of etiquette, including basic table manners, social media, fashion dos and don'ts, and party conversation. Covering children from infants to teens, it t is an essential guide for all parents keen to raise polite, well-rounded children, equipped to thrive in society and develop into confident, successful adults. Illustrated with charming, specially commissioned watercolors, featuring a foreword by designer Tory Burch and an introduction by leading pediatrician Dr. Perri Klass, and written in a lively, conversational style, it is certain to become a perennial and must-have parental resource.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780865653719
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 232
Publication Date: 10 Mar 2020
Publisher: Vendome Press
Publication City, Country: United States
Dimensions (cm): 22.9(H) x 15.2(L)
Weight (gm): 740

 

Reviews

"Manners Begin at Breakfast is an elegant call to courtesy and decorum--meant not to shame but to encourage."--Wall Street Journal
"Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece, knows a thing or two about manners. (Queen Elizabeth was a guest at her wedding.) But when it came to writing Manners Begin at Breakfast: Modern Etiquette for Families, she leaned on her experiences as a New Yorker, sister, daughter, mother of five, and founder of an incredibly charming children's line, as much as her decades of navigating royal politesse."--Goop
"Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, author of Manners Begin at Breakfast: Modern Etiquette for Families, puts some pomp in her Ps and Qs."--Vanity Fair
"When in doubt. . . ask a princess! Because even royals have to contend with social media gaffes and dinner guests doing paleo. Royalty has some unreliable standards of etiquette, but Marie-Chantal of Greece is also a working mother of five and now an author: Manners Begin at Breakfast: Modern Etiquette for Families."--Town & Country

 

Author Biography

Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece, is the founder and creative director of Marie-Chantal, an international children's-wear brand, and author of a parenting blog. Born in London, raised in Hong Kong, and schooled in Switzerland, Paris, and New York, she married Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, in 1995. Tory Burch is a fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of her own brand, Tory Burch LLC, and the mother of three children. Dr. Perri Klass is a pediatrician, a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University, and the award-winning author of numerous books on parenting and medicine, as well as the "The Checkup," the New York TimesWell Blog column. She has three children. Lydia Starkey is an illustrator specializing in hand drawing and watercolor painting. She lives in London.
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