By combining fable and pun, the authors have created a refreshing approach to the often dull task of vocabulary-building. This fully illustrated collection of stories offers a witty and wonderful alphabet soup that is designed to introduce children to new and unusual words.
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"Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate, circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line."--School Library JournalAbout the Author:
Paul M. Levitt teaches in the department of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is also the author of Chin Music: A Novel of the Jazz Age and numerous books for younger readers and scholars.
Douglas A. Burger is associate professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Elissa S. Guralnick is professor of English, College of Music, at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Janet Stevens has written, adapted, or illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon (Child Magazine Best Children’s Book List, 2001), Tops & Bottoms (Disney NAPPA Book from LA Parent), and The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Parents Choice Award).
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Book Description Manuscripts Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0962797901
Book Description Manuscripts Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110962797901
Book Description Manuscripts Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0962797901 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0641161