Fall 2020

I'll Believe You When . . .

Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lantana Publishing
Imprint Lantana Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-09-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038000, JNF052020, JNF029020
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9.75
Lexile 280
Features Original artwork and Reviewed



“. . . [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.