Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know
What Is a Synonym?
From the 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.1|
- 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
School Library Journal
“. . . this excellent text goes a long way toward establishing the importance of synonyms.” —School Library Journal
Think & Discover
“Bright, colorful and appealing.” —Think & Discover
Author: Brian P. Cleary
Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical®, Math Is CATegorical®, Food Is CATegorical™, and Animal Groups Are CATegorical™ series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Illustrator: Brian Gable
Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® books, as well as the Math Is CATegorical® series. Mr. Gable lives in Toronto, Canada.
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Words Are CATegorical ®
The best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a lighthearted perspective, each title shows readers the fun and entertaining world of language. View available downloads →