Crazy Like a Fox: A Smile Story

Overview

This energetic simile story has a surprise ending that will leave the reader happy as a clam.

Rufus the fox runs across the meadow as fast as lightning, sneaks up on Babette like a thief in the night, and roars like a lion. Babette is as mad as a hornet! But is Rufus acting as pesky as a gnat for no ...

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Overview

This energetic simile story has a surprise ending that will leave the reader happy as a clam.

Rufus the fox runs across the meadow as fast as lightning, sneaks up on Babette like a thief in the night, and roars like a lion. Babette is as mad as a hornet! But is Rufus acting as pesky as a gnat for no reason, or does he have a plan—is he crazy like a fox?

The book includes an explanation of similes and shows how to use similes in your own writing.

"The brilliantly colored digital illustrations cleverly depict the similes. . . . As welcome as springtime to teachers, aspiring writers and any who appreciate wordplay." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823422487
  • Publisher: Holiday House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/15/2009
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 128,546
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Loreen Leedy is an author, artist, and designer who has written and illustrated more than thirty innovative titles for children. Her nonfiction books are staples in classrooms across the country. She lives in Florida. Visit her on the web at www.loreenleedy.com.

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