Are You Quite Polite?

Are You Quite Polite?

Are You Quite Polite?

For Ages: 4 - 8
  • 1
You all know...
"Do Your Ears Hang Low?"
and
"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,"
but what about
"Are You Quite Polite?"
and
Quiet in the Library" ?!


Songwriter and comedy writer extraordinaire Alan Katz has done it again! Turning his attention to the subject of good and bad manners, he has created a hilarious new guide to manners that kids will love to follow -- laughing all the way! With brilliantly funny pictures by illustrator and cartoonist David Catrow, this new collection promises hours of well-mannered silly dillyness for kids everywhere!
  • Margaret K. McElderry Books | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689869709 | 
  • October 2006 | 
  • Grades P - 3
List Price $17.99
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A Reading & Activity Guide to

the SILLY DILLY Books

THE SILLY DILLY BOOKS
All written by Alan Katz; illustrated by David Catrow
  1. Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs. 2001.
  2. I’m Still Here in the Bathtub; Brand New Silly Dilly Songs. 2003.
  3. Where Did They Hide My Presents? Silly Dilly Christmas Songs. 2005.
  4. Are You Quite Polite? Silly Dilly Manners Songs. 2006.
  5. Smelly Locker; Silly Dilly School Songs. 2008.
  6. On Top of the Potty and Other Get-Up-And-Go Songs. 2008.
  7. Going, Going, Gone! And Other Silly Dilly Sports Songs. 2009
  8. Too Much Kissing! And Other Silly Dilly Songs About Parents. 2010.
  9. Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer! And Other Silly Dilly Camp Songs. 2011.


SILLY DILLY
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs

1. What are some of the ordinary familiar moments at home that the author, Alan Katz, turns into Silly Dilly songs in Take Me Out of the Bathtub?

2. Why do you think the author calls these songs “silly dilly” songs?

I’m Still Here in the Bathtub; Brand New Silly Dilly Songs

3. In some songs in I’m Still Here in the Bathtub, the author, Alan Katz, “parodies” the usua see more

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About the Author

Alan Katz
Photo Credit:

Alan Katz

Alan Katz has been a print and television comedy writer for more than twenty years. In addition to being a multiple Emmy nominee for his work on The Rosie O’Donnell Show and Disney’s Raw Toonage, he has written for children’s programming on Nickelodeon, ABC Television, Warner Brothers Animation’s Taz-Mania, and many others. Alan is the author of several adult humor books; he has written humorous essays for The New York Times and other publications. Alan lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their children Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. Visit him online at AlanKatzBooks.com.

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