Book Description by Author: “[I am strong, and my flash is bright, And I will defend you and make things all right.” These are the magic words to call upon Manner-Man – a superhero who can help control bullies and teach children ways to be considerate of others. Manner-Man arrives, shouting “To the Rescue”, helping children learn about sharing and warning about not ‘hitting with words.’ He teaches that if someone starts pushing, just shout out “not nice!” Meet the children who form the Manner-Man team and find out how to join! Manner-Man incorporates messages and characters found within some of Cannon’s earlier books – helping children learn how to cope with bullies and look within themselves for their inner superhero!]
The superhero of superheroes arrived in town!
True, Batman and Spider-Man and their ilk save the innocent from the claws of evil men, but seriously, how relevant and applicable are they to your kids’ lives?
Author Sherrill S. Cannon’s creation ought to be introduced in every household with kids and to all teachers and children’s counselors! Indeed, Manner-Man’s prowess and his influence on kids’ comportment and their social interaction will overshadow the legends of Superman and Wonder Woman! And, mark my word: As the legend of Manner-Man spreads and thrives so will the quality of families’ lives around the globe.
Sherrill S. Cannon’s delightful and award-winning style displayed in Peter and the Whimper-Whineys and The Magic Word is present in this lovely book as well, as the author manipulates words and phrases and renders them deliciously rhymed.