Grades 2-5, Title 1 Approved! By Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
Series: Words Are CATegorical ®
“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 • Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection • Junior Library Guild Selection Reviews Reviewed by: Booklist, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal Review Excerpts: * "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 * "Bright, colorful and appealing."--Think & Discover
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