Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know: What is a Synonym
“Word-Nerd” Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical™ rhymes and humorous, comical, and amusing illustrations.
For easy identification, synonyms are printed in color, and key words are illustrated on each page.
This funny, best-selling series shows, not tells, each part of speech.
Awards and Recognition
Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection
“With a simple, silly rhyme and wild cartoon scenarios of animal characters in action, this picture book in the Words Are Categorical™ series shows and tells the meanings of synonyms. With the slapstick art enlivening things even more, this will be a fun read-aloud, and kids will certainily get the message that words are not boring.” (Booklist)
“… this excellent text goes a long way toward establishing the importance of synonyms.” (School Library Journal)
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