"This book not only portrays loving family relationships, but also shows how to deal with bullies through self-acceptance and an understanding of human nature. Whether readfor entertainment or for beginning a discussion on bullying, this book will find a wide audience." -- School Library Journal
"The story is both warm and funny." -- Booklist"The Manny Files
kicks Mary Poppins to the curb." -- New York Post
"The Manny is an unbelievable mensch, always trying to find ways to amuse them. He puts notes in their lunch boxes. He helps the boy deal with the class bully and advises the girl on her boy problems." -- New York Magazine
About the Author
is a real-life manny, who derived much of his inspiration for this novel from his charges. A resident of Jackson, Wyoming, The Manny Files
is his first novel. He shares his birthday with Adam Ant, Evgeni Plushenko, and Anna Wintour.