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Jonathan Catherman’s “The Manual to Manhood” reaches over 380,000 copies sold

(Ada, Michigan) April 30, 2021 – Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Catherman’ s The Manual to Manhood has sold more than 380, 000 copies since its release in April 2014.

The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive is the go-to resource for young men learning to be men – not only with skills, but with strong moral character. With great illustrations and step-by-step instructions for almost everything a guy needs to know; this book shows readers how to do everything they need to be a confident and capable man.

“The way Jonathan encourages, inspires, and provides tools for upcoming generations to thrive is admirable, and his passion is palpable,” said Kelsey Bowen, acquisitions editor for Revell. “We’re honored to be the publisher of this incredible resource for young men, and to continue partnering with Jonathan and his wife, Erica, in their good work on more books for young men and women—and their parents and mentors. The impact of this work will be felt for decades to come.”

Jonathan Catherman is also the coauthor of the bestseller The Manual to Middle School with his sons, Reed and Cole, and The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Life and The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Middle School with his wife, Erica. He most recently authored Becoming the Next Great Generation and Guiding the Next Great Generation in 2020. An award-winning cultural strategist and leading education trainer specializing in the character and leadership development of youth, Jonathan speaks worldwide about the principles and strengths that empower greatness in children, teens, and young adults. Jonathan and his family live in North Carolina where they founded and direct the 1M Mentoring Foundation. Learn more at

Contact: Kelli B. Smith, (616) 676-9185 x394