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You're Toast and Other Metaphors We Adore

Author: Nancy Loewen,Donald Wu

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1404862706

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.

You're Toast

Author: Rachel Ellyn,Marina Veselinovic

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781484086414

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 42

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Little Slice has dreams of becoming a gourmet dish. Alas, he is just a simple bit of bread! He is also shy, yet so desperately wants to be included in the Kitchen Crewe's big adventures. Will this tiny underdog gain the courage to join in? Included in the book are recipes from Award Winning Kansas City Chefs. Share Slice's dreams with your little one by creating these delicious dishes - using toast, of course! Rachel Ellyn creates stories that inspire children to dream, to explore, and to build their confidence in being uniquely themselves. A delightful picture reader for first and second graders and an excellent bedtime story for reading to younger children.

It Figures!

Fun Figures of Speech

Author: Marvin Terban

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547346274

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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An introduction to six common figures of speech -- metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, personification, alliteration, and hyperbole -- with guidelines for their use and numerous illustrative examples.

Skin Like Milk, Hair of Silk

What Are Similes and Metaphors?

Author: Brian P. Cleary

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 1467743453

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Are you as clever as a fox? Or perhaps you're as sharp as any spike? If so, this book will be a piece of cake! Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and humorous illustrations from Brian Gable present similes and metaphors. When it comes to grammar, this team is not as slow as thick molasses. Oh no, they're as bright as polished pennies! Each simile and metaphor is printed in color for easy identification in this gem of a book. Read it aloud and share in the delight of the sense—and nonsense—of words.

Crazy Like a Fox

A Simile Story

Author: Loreen Leedy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780823417193

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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In a story told entirely in similes, Rufus the fox is behaving strangely, but for a very good reason. Includes a definition of simile and suggestions for writing a simile story.

In a Pickle

And Other Funny Idioms

Author: Marvin Terban

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547346229

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Thirty popular expressions such as "straight from the horse's mouth" and "white elephant" are amusingly explained and illustrated.

My Teacher Likes to Say

Author: Denise Brennan-Nelson

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1627531386

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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From the same team that brought you My Momma Likes to Say comes this delightful interpretation of maxims, idioms, proverbs, and clichés many students remember hearing on a regular basis in the classroom. From "Do you have ants in your pants?" to "Stick together!" and "Great minds think alike," readers will be intrigued by the history of these adages, told in poetry form as well as expository text, and amused by the witty illustrations, depicting these sayings as a child might imagine them. Growing up with six sisters and one brother, there has never been a dull moment in Denise Brennan-Nelson's life. She continues to keep the pace lively as a motivational speaker, children's author, and mother. She is the author of My Momma Likes to Say and Buzzy the Bumblebee, also from Sleeping Bear Press. Denise lives with her family in Howell, Michigan. Jane Monroe Donovan's parents encouraged her to follow her heart and it led to her love of sketching and painting. In addition to My Teacher Likes to Say, Jane also illustrated Sunny Numbers: A Florida Counting Book and My Momma Likes to Say. She is currently working on a Christmas title for Sleeping Bear Press. Jane lives with her family in Pinckney, Michigan.

My Teacher Is an Idiom

Author: Jamie Gilson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544056906

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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With a friend like Patrick, who needs enemies? Patrick is a showoff and a prankster, and Richard is his usual target. Resolved not to let Patrick get him in trouble, Richard is sucked in by The Mosquito, a way to eat red Jell-O through a straw, and of course trouble ensues. Complications arise when the new girl from France thinks the boys are seriously injured, and miscommunication is all too easy when idioms in English and in French are taken literally. The shifting alliances, interests, and concerns of second-graders are authentically and humorously depicted in this easy-to-read school story.

Raining Cats and Dogs

A Collection of Irresistible Idioms and Illustrations to Tickle the Funny Bones

Author: Will Moses

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399548157

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 9139

Have you ever wondered how someone can be “in a pickle” when pickles are so small, or why mothers say you’re “on thin ice” even when you’re indoors? Are you perplexed that your father “brings home the bacon” but is a strict vegetarian? Will Moses has the answers, and sheds light not only on these idioms but dozens more with Raining Cats and Dogs. Using his trademark folk-art style, Moses infuses a sense of mischief and humor into these often puzzling phrases, educating readers while entertaining them.

Mad as a Wet Hen!

And Other Funny Idioms

Author: Marvin Terban

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780899194790

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Illustrates and explains over 100 common English idioms, in categories including animals, body parts, and colors.

My Best Friend Is As Sharp As a Pencil: And Other Funny Classroom Portraits

Author: Hanoch Piven

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 0375982787

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 9809

Here's the perfect back-to-school gift for budding artists. Like the creator's previous picture book, My Dog Is as Smelly as Dirty Socks, this picture book encourages children to be creative and make their own object portraits. It's a fun activity for home or for the classroom. You can even check out portraits made by other readers in the "kids' gallery" of author Hanoch Piven's Web site, www.pivenworld.com—and while you're at it, send in your own! Learn how to create a funny librarian, a colorful art teacher, or your best friend by seeing how one girl does it in this simple, playful picture book that's comprised of portraits made of objects. Once the girl has talked about—and drawn—the key figures in her school, she ends with the pièce de résistance—a class portrait! From the Hardcover edition.

My School's a Zoo!

Author: Stu Smith,David Catrow

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780060285111

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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After the class trip to the zoo, a young boy comes back with a new outlook and begins to see all kinds of animals and creatures around him at school, including mice in the computer room and bookworms in the library, in a simple tale filled with fun wordplays and full-color illustrations.

A Mouthful of Onomatopoeia

Author: Bette Blaisdell

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1476550999

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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"Full-color photographs and rhyming text introduce and define onomatopoeia"--

My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks

And Other Funny Family Portraits

Author: Hanoch Piven

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 0307983641

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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How do you draw your smelly dog? Your playful daddy? Your yummy mommy? See how one girl does it in this simple, clever picture book that's comprised of family portraits made out of objects. For example, her baby brother is so noisy—he's as loud as a whistle, a horn, and even a fire truck!—that she creates a picture of him with whistles for eyes, a horn mouth, and holding a fire truck. After the girl has described everyone in her family (including herself, in great detail), she asks, "What does your special family look like?" encouraging readers to create their own portraits. With a list of objects at the end of the book to use as a guide, this is the ideal choice for budding artists everywhere. Here's a wonderful exploration of simile and metaphor for young readers. And don't miss the companion book My Best Friend is as Sharp as a Pencil! From the Hardcover edition.

Stanza

Author: Jill Esbaum,Jack E. Davis

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152059989

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3971

Stanza the dog and his two rotten brothers terrorize the streets by day, but at night Stanza secretly writes poetry.

Talking Turkey and Other Clich_s We Say

Author: Nancy Loewen,Adam Watkins

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1404862722

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 8851

Feeling under the weather? Don't throw in the towel. Chin up! This book is your dream come true. For more cliches, look inside.

Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly Similes

Author: Nancy Loewen,Adam Watkins

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1404862714

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 7458

Are you silly as a goose? Do you laugh like a hyena? Like a monkey? Like a moose? For more similes, look inside.

More parts

Author: Tedd Arnold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439519779

Category: Body, Human

Page: 32

View: 3699

A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears such expressions as "give him a hand," "laugh your head off," and "hold your tongue."

She Sells Seashells and Other Tricky Tongue Twisters

Author: Nancy Loewen,Donald Wu

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1404862730

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 5719

A collection of tongue twisters, along with an explanation of what sounds in the piece make it difficult to repeat.

Love & Misadventure

Author: Lang Leav

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449456464

Category: Poetry

Page: 176

View: 9994

The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav's evocative love poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who is on this journey. Leav has an unnerving ability to see inside the hearts and minds of her readers. Her talent for translating complex emotions with astonishing simplicity has won her a cult following of devoted modern poetry fans from all over the world. Forget the dainty, delicate love poems of yore; these little poems pack a mighty punch. Lang Leav is a poet and internationally exhibiting artist. Her work expresses the intricacies of love and loss. Love & Misadventure is her first poetry collection.

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