Birds of a Feather: A Book of Idioms and Silly Pictures

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Birds of a Feather Children are innately curious about words, especially phrases that make them laugh ("Ants in your pants!"), sound silly ("Barking up the wrong tree" or "Goosebumps") or trigger images that tickle a child's sense of the absurd ("Like a bull in a china shop"). Birds of a Feather introduces children to the magic of idioms words that separately have one meaning, but together take on something entirely... Full description

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Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist, former teacher, current caregiver, author, and poet. She is a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer In Residence for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron.Her first book, My Grampy Cant Walk, was widely praised. Its an uplifting story about the wonderful relationship between her husband Jim, who has multiple sclerosis, and their grandchildren. Vanita has also supported Jim as he built Oak Associates, ltd. into a highly respected investment management firm.

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Children learn how to have fun with language, plus how words

can evolve from one meaning to something entirely different.

This book is a good tool for group discussions, as well as for

individual creative time. Children and parents who like other

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