New Children’s Book from Etiquette Expert Teaches Manners
‘Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes Out and About’ Entertains While Educating Children on Proper Behavior
MABLETON, Ga. – Join Ms. Sincerely Kind and her dog, Manners, in Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes Out and About: (Where Good Manners Matter) (published by AuthorHouse), a charming children’s book from etiquette guru Barbara Hickey.
“Children need ‘boundaries’ and will feel more comfortable when they know that their behavior has to be the same in every situation,” writes Hickey. “This knowledge will enhance their self-respect and help them to bring about the kind of relationships that will lead to success at home, at school and out in the community.”
Readers follow the polite protagonist Ms. Sincerely Kind in her daily outings and interactions with friends of all ages. The book contains three stories, including “Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes to the Mall,” “Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes to a Birthday Party” and “Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes Out to Dinner.” At the end of every colorfully illustrated story each mannerly act is highlighted, reinforcing good behavior to child readers.
In Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes Out and About: (Where Good Manners Matter), Ms. Sincerely kind witnesses good manners and is proud to know that children are being raised to:
- Make a good first impression when meeting an adult
- Be a good host or hostess at a birthday party
- Have good table manners at a restaurant
- Show kindness and respect to all people
Ms. Sincerely Kind Goes Out and About: (Where Good Manners Matter) teaches children manners while entertaining and engaging young readers.
Barbara Hickey is the founder of the Etiquette School of Atlanta and author of The Top 40 Tips of Business Etiquette (published by AuthorHouse). Hickey has a Master’s degree in public administration and Bachelor’s degree in political science. While traveling extensively as an army wife, Hickey learned international etiquette and worked at NASA’s headquarters as a public relations expert. She has appeared as an etiquette expert on The Travel Channel and instructed comedians of The Blue Collar Comedy Show. Hickey hosts programs for children at ESA that include “Making a Good First Impression,” as well as dining tutorials and study skills. Mrs. Hickey lives in Atlanta with her husband of almost 40 years, and dotes on her 4 children and 4 grandchildren, scattered around Atlanta and Texas.