A Curious Menagerie

Of Herds, Flocks, Leaps, Gaggles, Scurries, and More!

by Carin Berger, Carin Berger

On Sale: 06/11/2019

A Curious Menagerie

Of Herds, Flocks, Leaps, Gaggles, Scurries, and More!

by Carin Berger

illustrated by Carin Berger

On Sale: 06/11/2019

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About the Book

From a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice, this gorgeous picture book introduces readers to sixty collective animal nouns in a fun and unusual way!

Illustrated with show-stopping collage art by acclaimed author-illustrator Carin Berger, A Curious Menagerie is a delightfully engaging read-aloud sure to delight and expand vocabularies.

In this extraordinary picture book, acclaimed and award-winning author-illustrator Carin Berger introduces readers to sixty unusual and engaging collective nouns, from an ambush of tigers to a loveliness of ladybugs.

With stunning collage artwork and a playful and educational text, this is a perfect choice for storytime as well as bedtime sharing. A Curious Menagerie is just right for fans of Peter Reynolds and Mac Barnett. A note about the origin of the collective nouns featured in the book is included.

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Critical Praise

“Collective nouns are the singular focus of this straightforward picture book. . . .Lovely collage illustrations, featuring playful use of shapes and patterns in sophisticated color palettes.” - Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062644572
  • ISBN 10: 0062644572
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 06/11/2019
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / General (see also headings under Animals)
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / General

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