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Traces the origins of more than 100 eponymous words--words derived from the names of people or places. For example "sandwich" is an eponymous word from the eponym, Earl of Sandwich, the man who invented sandwiches.
Guppies in Tuxedos
Traces the origins of more than 100 eponymous words--words derived from the names of people or places. For example "sandwich" is an eponymous word from the eponym, Earl of Sandwich, the man who invented sandwiches.
8.350000 USD

Guppies in Tuxedos

by Marvin Terban
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Mad as a Wet Hen!
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9.440000 USD

Mad as a Wet Hen!

by Marvin Terban
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Your Foot's on My Feet!
9.440000 USD

Your Foot's on My Feet!

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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Introduces and explains action idioms and their origins with comical illustrations that lend a literal interpretation. "Children will delight in this humorous study, as it makes the English language fun." -- School Library Journal
Punching the Clock: Funny Action Idioms
Introduces and explains action idioms and their origins with comical illustrations that lend a literal interpretation. "Children will delight in this humorous study, as it makes the English language fun." -- School Library Journal
9.400000 USD

Punching the Clock: Funny Action Idioms

by Marvin Terban
Paperback
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"Madam, I'm Adam." Can you read this sentence backward? If you can, then it's a palindrome -- and this book is filled with them! "Fascinating for lovers of word play." -- School Library Journal
Too Hot to Hoot
"Madam, I'm Adam." Can you read this sentence backward? If you can, then it's a palindrome -- and this book is filled with them! "Fascinating for lovers of word play." -- School Library Journal
9.400000 USD

Too Hot to Hoot

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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It Figures!: Fun Figures of Speech
8.350000 USD

It Figures!: Fun Figures of Speech

by Marvin Terban
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Discusses the true meanings and origins of such idioms as "let the cat out of the bag," "get it straight from the horse's mouth," and more than two dozen other expressions. Reissue.
In a Pickle
Discusses the true meanings and origins of such idioms as "let the cat out of the bag," "get it straight from the horse's mouth," and more than two dozen other expressions. Reissue.
9.440000 USD

In a Pickle

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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Professor Grammar's Punctuation Packets: Fun, Reproducible Learning Packets That Help Kids Master All the Rules of Punctuation--Independently!
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13.640000 USD

Professor Grammar's Punctuation Packets: Fun, Reproducible Learning Packets That Help Kids Master All the Rules of Punctuation--Independently!

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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This easy-to-use reference book helps you edit your writing before someone else reads it.
Checking Your Grammar Sch Gde
This easy-to-use reference book helps you edit your writing before someone else reads it.
9.440000 USD

Checking Your Grammar Sch Gde

by Marvin Terban
Hardback
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This collection of original riddles is unlike any other because the main words in each answer sound exactly alike, but have different meanings. Zany illustrations add to the fun and provide clues to the solutions. And the newly designed full-color cover makes the package even more appealing. So dig in--and ...
Eight Ate
This collection of original riddles is unlike any other because the main words in each answer sound exactly alike, but have different meanings. Zany illustrations add to the fun and provide clues to the solutions. And the newly designed full-color cover makes the package even more appealing. So dig in--and see why you should play with your words (not with your food)!
8.390000 USD

Eight Ate

by Marvin Terban
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If you think idioms are a "tough nut to crack," pick up the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Fun new design and more than 700 common American phrases, sayings, and expressions. Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring color to our speech. Since ...
Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms
If you think idioms are a "tough nut to crack," pick up the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Fun new design and more than 700 common American phrases, sayings, and expressions. Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring color to our speech. Since they don't really mean what they say, idioms can stump even the native English-speaker. Marvin Terban makes understanding idioms "as easy as pie" with the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Explanations for, and origins of, more than 700 everyday American idioms, complete with kid-friendly sample sentences. The entries are amusing as well as educational. Alphabetical listing and cross-referencing index makes finding idioms a "piece of cake."
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10.490000 USD

Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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The revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF SPELLING has been updated with 1,000 new words and an all-new design that will make it the choice for young writers to turn to for an instant spell-check. With a brand new design, 1,000 additional words, and new fun sections like "The Four Longest Words ...
Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling
The revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF SPELLING has been updated with 1,000 new words and an all-new design that will make it the choice for young writers to turn to for an instant spell-check. With a brand new design, 1,000 additional words, and new fun sections like "The Four Longest Words in the English Language" and "The Spelling Words That Made Kids Champions," this is the perfect spelling resource for students. The introduction gives instructions for looking up a word the reader does not necessarily know how to spell, offers more than 150 memory tricks to correct commonly misspelled words, and clearly explains general spelling rules (and their exceptions). Furthermore, to aid pronunciation, each word is divided into syllables with the accented syllable in boldface.
10.490000 USD

Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling

by Marvin Terban
Paperback / softback
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