Grades 2-5, Title 1 Approved! By Brian P. Cleary, Jenya Prosmitsky.
Series: Words Are CATegorical ®
Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse. Adjectives like frilly, silly, polka-dotted, fizzy, and spunky are printed in color, and all the words will tickle you pink! 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 • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts Reviews Reviewed by: Booklist, The Horn Book Guide, Kirkus Reviews, The Reading Teacher, School Library Journal Review Excerpts: * "The sound of the words, the exaggeration, and the nonsense scenarios will appeal to kids. . ." --Booklist * "Descriptive words of many kinds are presented in bouncy, rhyming text. . .The text bounces, too, with the words printed in wavy linves and unevenly sized letters. The adjectives are colorfully highlighted and readers will see their function demonstrated in a wide variety of contexts." --School Library Journal * "The adjectives in the text are printed in energetic, creative, and colorful fonts." --The Horn Book Guide
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