Dear Miss Perfect
A Beast's Guide to Proper Behavior
By Sandra Dutton
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780618677177, 48pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2007
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However beastly the problem, Miss Perfect, a correspondent for the Beastly Gazette, has the answer:
Say I’m sorry” if you accidentally crush someone.
Clean your room when asked.
And never chew on your sister without first asking permission.
Readers will laugh at Miss Perfect’s often surprising but always on-target advice, and find a kinship with the animals, whose problems are not all that different from their own.
[A] witty collection that entertains while subtly conveying information Dutton's understated watercolor-and-ink illustrations are charming a perfect complement to the humorous text. Kirkus Reviews, Starred