Table Manners for Kids By Cindy Post Senning, Peggy Post

Since 1922, the name Emily Post has been America’s most trusted source for good table manners. Today, the third generation of Post authors, Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D., offers children a comprehensive guide to good table manners in the 21st century. With lots of fun illustrations, Emily Post’s Table Manners for Kids isn’t just about manners for fancy parties or dinner at your grandmother’s house. It’s got lots of practical information you can use every day to improve your family dinners.

  • Which fork do I use?
  • How do you use chopsticks?
  • Is it okay to answer my cell phone during dinner?
  • What is the polite way to eat spaghetti?

These and other important questions are answered in this handy guide to eating without grossing people out. Pretty much everything you need to know to get you through any meal is here, from table settings to eating tricky food to holding up your end of a dinner conversation.

Read this great review!

Emily Post’s Table Manners for Kids is recommended for kids age 8-12.

Harper Collins

About the authors
Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D., is the co-author of a dozen books on etiquette for both parents and children, including The Gift of Good Manners, The Guide to Good Manners for Kids, and Emily's Everyday Manners. Her professional career spanned nearly thirty years in education and health. Now retired, Cindy continues to lead the Emily Post Children’s Etiquette Train the Trainer Program twice a year.
PEGGY POST, is an author and spokesperson for The Emily Post Institute, and has written fourteen books on etiquette, including as a co-author of the Institute's flagship book, Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th edition. Peggy is a nationally recognized authority on etiquette, and millions of people seek her advice through her monthly column in Good Housekeeping and her appearances on national radio and television, including Today, Dr. Phil, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Good Morning America.