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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Don’t you think it is a shame? This book is a classic; originally published in I bought this for my mother’s 90th birthday party. Dec 16, Margaret K rated it it was amazing.

The Goops books, originally published between andwere created by the artist, art critic aand, poet, author and humorist Gelett Burgess. Elizabeth Metz Butterfield of Jamestown N.

It does not shy from “big” words, and is age-appropriate for children. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I grew up hearing the lessons of the Goops. I saw a Goop goops try to do it, And there was nothing funny to it. I liked some of the poems, but didn’t care for the inconsistent ‘set’ of the collected poems – some were slightly sarcastic as to how to be a Goop which you don’t want while others were more directly positive as to what one ought to do, but with each poem you were never sure which direction it thm going.

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The Fhem do this, and they do more, They peep and listen at the door! A children’s book about good manners.

Remembering the Goops

She will think I can’t be trusted, And she’ll say that she’s disgusted! I hope they ’11 not neglect you! ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

This is a classic book. Read reviews that mention still in print book for children manners goop mother today child words baby classic copy grandmother lessons poems childhood delightful early funny horses humor.

Dec 24, Printable Tire added it. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The cover of the new printing shows Goops in color but still with those round, empty-ish heads that can become quite expressive in the hands of the proper illustrator.

She told me how much she loved reading about thej Goops as a child. Write a customer review. I had this book growing up in the late fifties and early sixties. You’d better take back just a few! The perfect etiquette book for children.

Goops and How to Be Them by Gelett Burgess

Amazon Drive Hpw storage from Amazon. Martha Burns rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Perhaps the reason is because The Goops, they never have such laws! They also never seem to reform; to be a Goop is to be wicked. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


I am going to be the creepy aunt that buys this as a present for babies.

Or this little poem about Caution in the streets Reader, be forewarned of danger! Return to Book Page. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Views Read Edit View history.

She was very surprised and thrilled when I presented this to her at the party. I love all the little round-headed Goop illustrations too. I enjoy sharing the cautionary tales and lessons of the Goops with young toops today.

The goops they lick their knives. I wonder why it is well-bred.

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Please try again later. My volume of “Goops and How to Be Them” is in its thirty-eighth printing in the year of All your playthings and your toys Must be trained like girls and boys! The rhymes and drawings in this hilarious introduction to manners for children still amuse and educate years later, providing lessons valuable thej and shedding light on turn-of-the-century American mores.

Don’t waste your money on the Kindle version.