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Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? (Words are CATegorical)

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What Is a Compound Word? Youll find the answer inside this bookits a stockpile of compound words! Brian P. Clearys upbeat rhymes and Brian Gables sidesplitting illustrations bring compound words to life. Weve highlighted the compound words with colored type to make them easy to identify.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Millbrook Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Admittedly, I'm a huge fan of Cleary...who brings grammar to light in a fun and enjoyable way. Using multiple examples and bright/fun illustrations, this title gets the message across loud and clear.
Apr 30, 2012 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
We really enjoy the books by this author. He makes learning fun, and this is a silly and humorous rhyming book about compound words. His books really entertain children while teaching them basic concepts; our girls really like them. The illustrations are cartoony and cute, too - we love the cats.

We've read several of the books in the Words are CATegorical series and we've really enjoyed them. We will certainly look for more books by Brian P. Cleary at our local library.
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