Straight and Curvy, Meek and Nervy: More about Antonyms

Straight and Curvy, Meek and Nervy: More about Antonyms

by Brian P. Cleary, Brian Gable
     
 

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What Is an Antonym? One book is never enough to explore the wide range of antonyms! The zany (not ordinary) cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of these opposites. Brian P. Cleary's playful (not dull) verse and Brian Gable's comical (not serious) cats turn traditional grammar lessons on end. Each pair of antonyms is printed in color

Overview

What Is an Antonym? One book is never enough to explore the wide range of antonyms! The zany (not ordinary) cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of these opposites. Brian P. Cleary's playful (not dull) verse and Brian Gable's comical (not serious) cats turn traditional grammar lessons on end. Each pair of antonyms is printed in color for easy (not difficult) identification. Read this book aloud and share the delight of the sense—and nonsense—of words.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822578789
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Series:
Words Are Categorical Series
Pages:
30
Sales rank:
1,251,693
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
750L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Math Is CATegorical ® series, the Adventures in Memory™ series, the Sounds Like Reading™ series, and the best-selling Words Are CATegorical ® series, including Stop and Go, Yes and No: What Is an Antonym?, How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones?, and To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What Is a Verb? He is also the author of Rainbow Soup: Adventures in Poetry, Rhyme and PUNishment: Adventures in Wordplay, Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes: A Very Silly Alphabet Book, and The Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor. In addition to his work as a children's author, Mr. Cleary has served as a tutor in an adult literacy program.

Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the Words Are CATegorical ® books, as well as the Make Me Laugh joke books and the Math Is CATegorical ® series. Mr. Gable lives with his children in Toronto, Canada, where he also works as a political cartoonist for the Globe and Mail newspaper.

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