Strawberry Bullfrog

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In a fresh, playful approach to compound words, children are invited to have fun with two-part words whose composition may be unusual or tricky to understand. Vibrant illustrations of such examples as a berry made of straw, a boy dressed as a cow, and a cat that can photocopy, provide original and funny visual cues to the words' meanings. Humor is apparent in both the witty text and the painterly illustrations, encouraging fun with language, while a reference at the back of the book will help children understand that the meaning of the compound word is not always the same as the two words apart.


Laura Hambleton is the author and illustrator of I'm Afraid Too!, Welcome to the Lizard Lounge, Chameleon Swims, and Chameleon Races, the coauthor of Monkey Business and Telling Tails, and the illustrator of Telling Tails, How Bees Be, English with Abby and ZakFrench with Abby and Zak, and Ece ve Efe ile Türkçe. Sedat Turhan is the creator of the Milet Picture Dictionary, Milet Mini Picture Dictionary, and the Milet Flashwords series and is the founding director of Milet. He lives in Chicago. Sally Hagin is an art teacher and the illustrator of the Milet Picture Dictionary series.


"A funny and imaginative way to learn about tricky words and sayings."  —West Tennessee Parent & Family

"This book will engage both a child's imagination and their sense of fun as they increase their literacy skills."  —Toy Tips Magazine