Grades 2-5, Title 1 Approved! By Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Jenya Prosmitsky.
Series: Words Are CATegorical ®
What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain--and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Promitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for young readers. Nouns are printed in color for easy identification, and the playful rhymes and illustrations combine to highlight key words. This product is Title 1 approved.
Awards • American Bookseller Association (ABA) American Bookseller Kids' Pick of the Lists • Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection • Junior Library Guild Selection Reviews Reviewed by: Children's Book and Play Review, The Horn Book Guide, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, The Reading Teacher, School Library Journal Review Excerpts: * "This book subtitled 'What Is a Noun?' appropriately abounds with persons, places and things, while rhymes drop broad hints about using nouns." --Kirkus Reviews * "Libraries looking to build up their 400s section could consider this introductory title. . ." --School Library Journal * "While this book may appear to be little more than a list of nouns, the witty zeal it brings to the task of enumeration makes this basic concept seem like plenty. . .Colored type highlights the nouns within the verse, which winds around the pictures in a bouncy typeface. Certainly one of the least serious grammar lessons imaginable, this book will convince kids that nouns are everywhere." --Publishers Weekly
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