I'll Believe You When . . .
Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World
You’ve probably heard the expression “when pigs fly,” but have you heard the Spanish phrase “when frogs grow hair” or the Yoruba saying “when chicken have teeth”? This fun-filled collection of idioms from around the world includes expressions in ten languages . . . all of them sure to put a smile on any child’s face.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
“. . . [A] romp featuring diverse children and the creatures and crazy situations from the relevant idiom[s]. . . . A worthwhile addition to ELA classrooms and library shelves.”—Booklist
Author: Susan Schubert
Susan Schubert retired after thirty years as a Kindergarten teacher and currently enjoys her "second career" assisting adult English Language Learners and citizenship candidates. She lives in Maryland with her cat, Hannah.
Illustrator: Raquel Bonita
Raquel Bonita is an illustrator from northern Spain. Her illustrations have received awards at children's book fairs and exhibitions around the world including Portugal, Chile, Korea, China and the UAE.