Say the Magic Words, PleaseNew Book Teaches Kids Manners the Fun and Easy WayBlue Bell, Pennsylvania (7/9/2003). What you say surely gets your way. That means saying the magic words "please," "thank you," "excuse me," and "I'm sorry." But sometimes kids have a hard time learning them. So in the process of teaching kids to use these polite words, parents have to raise their voice and sometimes lose their temper. With the new book, Magic Words by Frances McAliley, parents and kids will now have an easy and fun time learning good manners.The book tells the story of the Dorights. Susan and Jim have a problem with their kids, Billy and Mary. A really big problem. Their kids are rude and impolite. So in a desperate attempt to teach their kids good manners, they came up with a game called the Magic Word Game. When something happens or they want something, Billy and Mary must use the magic words. If not, they will become invisible and their parents will not see them. Only the magic words will make the spell go away.Magic Words teaches through positive reinforcement that good behavior is rewarded and bad behavior makes them invisible and ignored. "It is fascinating how easy it is to teach a child without raising your voice or losing your temper," says McAliley, who has over twentyâ€“five years of teaching experience. Parents who are looking for ideas to discipline their children will find an answer in this book.