Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day: 366 Elevating Utterances to Stretch Your Cranium and Tickle Your Humerus
If you are looking for the perfect gift for a young logophile or a youngster trying to expand his or her vocabulary, this is the book for which you have been searching. This fun little book is designed to encourage young readers to read something every day, with a different word for each day of the year (including February 29 in case it is a leap year).
Each page features a fun word, the pronunciation, the definition, and a paragraph that tells an interesting little tale starring the word. Most words have a page all to themselves with a fun illustration on a colored background. Sometimes a group of related words share a spread such as robotic words, wild weather words, or baby animal words.
At the end of each month, readers will find the Story of the Month, which uses all the words included in that month in a fun little story perfect for the middle-grade audience this book targets. Each Story of the Month has a QR code that will allow the reader to have the story read to them. The writing is lively and youngsters (and even older logophiles) will enjoy learning these words.
|Page Count||352 pages|
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