"50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know"

A children's manners book for the modern young man in a handsome leather volume.


It's the owner's manual no self-respecting modern man should be without. Learn how to master the skills to gain trust and respect, from shaking hands to paying a compliment to knowing when to remove your ear-bud headphones. This children's manners book is bound in genuine leather. Hardcover; 212 pages. USA.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.8 / 5 based on 65 reviews


64 of 65 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Gentleman's Etiquette - 8/25/2014
    By: from Greenville, SC

    I have two grandsons whose parents are doing a terrific job of schooling them in the finer points of manners, but when I saw this book I realized what a great aid this would be to help them raise two more adult men with impeccable manners. Kudos to Orvis!!

  • 5/5


  • 5/5

    Manners, please - 1/16/2014

    This was a stocking stuffer for my son to share with his twin two year old boys in the future. Although the advice was for a younger audience, I'm sure my son will benefit from a "refresher course" himself. I knew it would be too advanced for the toddlers but it is an attractive book that appears to be able to stand the test of time.

  • 5/5

    "50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know" - 12/22/2013
    By: from S.C.

    The book advises the 21st century youths in the proper protocol for meeting social situations. From "thank you" to personal hygiene to the internet, the reader can easily learn the right way to act and react in daily life. Straight forward, reasonable documentation is given in the "Do's" and "Don'ts" paragraphs. Young guys will respond positively to the suggestions, a real help to Mom and Dad.

  • 5/5

    Great concept - 12/20/2013
    By: from MD

    This is the perfect subtle yet not so subtle way to drop a hint to the self involved young adult in your life!

  • 5/5

    50 things - 12/17/2013
    By: from Tampa, FL

    Outstanding book...should have bought this a long time ago for my son!

  • 5/5

    Humorous and Profound - 12/14/2013
    By: from Eastham, MA

    "50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know" is a delightful exposition on proper behavior and its implications for any young man (or woman for that matter) in our society. I recommend it both for its accessibility and its basis grounded in respect for and recognition of universal dignity for all.

  • 3/5

    Good idea. Stuffy execution. - 12/11/2013
    By: from Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.

    I bought this for my 13-year old grandson, and I'm afraid he'll find it a bit condescending. Perhaps it might be more successful for a younger boy. Also, the Introduction falls a bit short, in my view. I do not want the boy to have good manners "so that (he) will be a young man who gets into good schools and gets a good job.." but rather so that he will be at ease in the company of his peers and the adults around him, enjoy and respect their friendships, and recognize his responsibilities towards his fellow man. I've decided to give the book to his mother and let her decide its appropriateness. .

  • 4/5

    Good gift - 12/11/2013

    This book is a good price point for a gift. We have given it to 2 couples who just had little boys

  • 5/5

    Book review - 11/22/2013
    By: from Orange county Ca

    This book should be used in high schools to teach our kids good manners etc.

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