Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

The Comma Queen returns with a buoyant book about language, love, and the wine dark sea In her New York Times bestseller Between You Me, Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in The New Yorker s celebrated copy department In Greek to Me, she delivers

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 allothe

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, K

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 th

Little Bird's Bad Word

Little Bird learned a new word He loves it so much that he s bursting to share it with all of his friends BLARK BLARK BLARK The only problem is, this isn t a very nice word Little Bird doesn t realize it, but this word might even hurt someone s feelings What word will Little Bird learn to mak

Sticks & Stones

A feel good middle grade debut with just a hint of magic about a girl who has a rare disorder that makes the words other people say about her appear on her body Ever since she was a baby, the words people use to describe Elyse have instantly appeared on her arms and legs At first it was just cute

A Poem in Your Pocket

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin and The Apple Orchard Riddle Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry from metaphors to acrostics to haiku is

500 Words You Should Know

From the author of the bestselling I Used to Know That comes a veracious cornucopia of 500 of the best, trickiest, and oft misused words in the English language that will have you confabulating with the literary cognoscenti in no time Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in a l