The latest Tweets from Alec Greven (@AlecGreven). I have a peanut allergy and peaked when I was 8. Castle Rock, CO. Alec Greven, 9, is a fourth grader from Castle Rock, Colorado. Alec Greven wrote a book called,”How To Talk To Girls.” Alec Greven impressed Ellen DeGeneres. How to Talk to Girls has ratings and 92 reviews. Manny said: I bought it on impulse at Borders, and read it while waiting for my spaghetti to boil. I.

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Could work for you, too! The advice it offers isn’t very detailed or specific, and is kind of obvious do you like a girl? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Other advice in the book is: Second, Greven seems to think that pretty girls are more likely to be mean, or at least unappreciative of boys’ attention.

Overall, there’s an odd vibe to this book, one that implies that girls exist to be won over by boys. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Winning victory means the girl you like likes you back. I could divide them into the following categories: What is up with that?

If grevne are the smartest kid in the class, you are like a magnet and girls are the metal. Just watch out for those pretty girl tractor beams, boys! I sure wish I did but unfortunately did not know that much about attracting girls even when I was in high school. Whatever happens, don’t let it make you crazy. Sweats are for your house and please, messy hair? The best choice for most boys is a regular girl. Many useful dating suggestions include waiting until middle green before becoming attached to a girl and realizing that normal girls are often a better choice than troublesome, pretty girls.

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Alec Greven (Author of How to Talk to Girls)

I love the 8yr old perspective whether he actually wrote it himself or notIt adds a simplicity and humor to what can often be a very heavy topic. Not bad for a nine year-old.

One could, of course, wonder how much of the book’s cutesy childish prose has been carefully crafted by an editor, but that would be cyn As an actual advice manual, How to Talk to Girls would be a spectacular failure.

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How to Talk to Girls by Alec Greven

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I adore this book In akec cases, these men are emotionally abusive in addition to being generally despicable people.

The amount of wisdom contained in these few ages is amazing when you know the author is an elementary-school kid. How to talk to girls is for boys of all ages—from eight to eighty—and the girls they like. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Then, about two years later I read it again and thought that this kid is alc on to something. I hated this less than I frankly wanted to.

Open Preview See a Problem? Some of my favorite things from the book: I would not recommend How to Talk to Girls as an actual instruction manual; I wouldn’t even recommend it as a children’s book, to be honest.

How to Talk to Girls by Alec Greven. It can drive you mad. Some parts are just too slick though. Aug 04, Abdul rated it it was amazing. I was looking for this to be a funny book, but a lot of it talked about girls ditching you. First, he equates “pretty” with jewelry, clothes zlec all the trappings of fashion magazines.

Lent this book to a wall flower friend a year ago and a few months later he was married! Like Proust and many other authors, he considers romantic love a disease. Granted, the kid wrote this when he was 8, but still, this title gteven out of its way to present girls as alien beings with no interests besides lording their power over boys.