The Lost Words

From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world All over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made a must read for word mavens While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is in fact as lively and dynamic as language itself With sharp wit and irreverence,

The Great Dictionary Caper

Words have secret lives On a quiet afternoon the words escape the dictionary much to the consternation of Mr Noah Webster and flock to Hollywood for a huge annual event Lexi Con Liberated from the pages, words get together with friends and relations in groups including an onomatopoeia marching

Lexie the Word Wrangler

Lexie is the best wrangler west of the Mississippi, word wrangler, that is She watches over baby letters while they grow into words and ties shorter words together into longer ones she herds words into sentences, hitches sentences together, and pens them all in to tell a story But lately,

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions and it wasn t long before Peter began writing his own book But he didn t write stories he wrote lists Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he

The Word Collector

Some people collect stamps.Some people collect coins.Some people collect art.And Jerome Jerome collected words In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him short and sweet words, two syllable treats, and multisyllable words

Stegothesaurus

A fun, playful, energetic story starring two stegosauruses and one stegothesaurus about family and synonyms for the young word lover in your home, residence, or abode Stegothesaurus s love of language has always put him at odds with his stegosaurus brothers So when he makes a friend an

The Plan

As a father and daughter cope with a loss, they rediscover an important piece of family history and begin building a new life Alison Paul and Barbara Lehman s innovative picture book collaboration proves the only difference between reality and a dream is a plan.

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions and it wasn t long before Peter began writing his own book But he didn t write stories he wrote lists Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he