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I'll Believe You When . . .

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A fun-filled book of idioms from around the world that will spark the imagination of readers everywhere and encourage them to delight in language.

You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? A rib-tickling collection of idioms from around the world. But the question is: will you believe them...?

"I loved so much of this book! It's a funny book about idioms for young children and celebrates diversity in a fun way"—Youth Services Book Review, 5 STARS

"With a world map, exploration of complex and playful language and inclusive illustrations, there is lots to enjoy in this book. There is certainly a lot that will have little ones giggling!"—Father Reading Every Day

"Such a fun book! It will spark the imagination of readers and encourage them to play with language themselves!"—Youth Libraries Group

"A very weird and silly book. If you've never heard of idioms you should read this book. After you read it you will have fun making up more silly sentences"—Xavier, Age 5, Kids' Book Buzz, 5 STARS


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Publisher: Lantana Publishing

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781913747428
  • Release date: September 1, 2020

PDF ebook

  • ISBN: 9781911373599
  • File size: 14136 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2020

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OverDrive Read
PDF ebook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:280
Text Difficulty:1

A fun-filled book of idioms from around the world that will spark the imagination of readers everywhere and encourage them to delight in language.

You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? A rib-tickling collection of idioms from around the world. But the question is: will you believe them...?

"I loved so much of this book! It's a funny book about idioms for young children and celebrates diversity in a fun way"—Youth Services Book Review, 5 STARS

"With a world map, exploration of complex and playful language and inclusive illustrations, there is lots to enjoy in this book. There is certainly a lot that will have little ones giggling!"—Father Reading Every Day

"Such a fun book! It will spark the imagination of readers and encourage them to play with language themselves!"—Youth Libraries Group

"A very weird and silly book. If you've never heard of idioms you should read this book. After you read it you will have fun making up more silly sentences"—Xavier, Age 5, Kids' Book Buzz, 5 STARS


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