Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-
What Is a Prefix?
From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®
What is a prefix? You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s overflowing with prefixes. Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Martin Goneau’s humorous illustrations creatively present the concept of prefixes for young readers. For easy identification, key prefixes appear in color and comical cats reinforce each idea.
Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-: What Is a Prefix? turns traditional grammar lessons on end! Read and reread this book aloud and delight in the sense—and nonsense—of words.
|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||3.2|
“Budding wordsmiths in particular will benefit from this lively look at one of language’s most versatile transformative tools.” —Booklist
“From the definition of prefixes on the dedication page to the helpful chart on the final page, teachers will find many reasons to turn to this reliable series to supplement their grammar lessons….Whether it’s for vocabulary building or helping students understand how to take apart a word to discover its meaning, Cleary and Goneau have the right touch.” —Kirkus Reviews
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: Martin Goneau
Martin Goneau has been working as a professional illustrator since 1997. Most of his work is dedicated to children's books and other educational publications. He lives in Trois-Rivières, Québec.