Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Fun With Idioms

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Provides humorous illustrations showing idioms taken literally, such as being under the weather and down in the dumps.

Independent Publishing Group
A creative and playful approach to idioms invites children to have fun with phrases that can be tricky to understand. Clever, bold illustrations play with the idea that idioms have the power to invoke hilarious images when pictured literally, showing kids examples of what commonly used phrases like monkey business really might look like. Language lessons come across subtly, as over-the-top representations of well-known expressions burst with imagination and inspiration.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Milet, 2006
ISBN: 9781840594997
Branch Call Number: j 428 H174m, Easy
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Turhan, Sedat
Tullet, Hervé


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