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The Unbelievable Origins of Snake Oil and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733355

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The History of Money

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733584

Introduces the history of money and discusses its development from items such as shells and furs to legal tender; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

The Intriguing Sources of Hold Your Horses and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733362

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The Over-the-Top Histories of Chew the Scenery and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733379

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The Peculiar Stories Behind Raining Cats and Dogs and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733386

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The Shocking Stories Behind Lightning in a Bottle and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733348

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The Bizarre Origins of Kangaroo Court and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733324

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

The Compelling Histories of Long Arm of the Law and Other Idioms

Arnold Ringstad (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733331

Explains the meaning and origin of a selection of English language idioms, using each in a sentence.

That's the Last Straw! (And Other Weird Things We Say)

Cynthia Amoroso (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735227

Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally discover the true meanings behind some of the world's strangest idioms, such as 'That's the last straw.'

Taxes

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733577

Introduces taxes and explains what they are, how they are collected, and what they are used for; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Super Parentheses Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733195

Explains the basics of how parentheses are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Super Period Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733164

Explains the basics of how the period is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Question Mark Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733171

Explains the basics of how the question mark is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Quotation Marks Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733188

Explains the basics of how quotation marks are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Supply and Demand

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733560

Introduces supply and demand, defining what they are, what affects them, and how they affect business; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Synonyms and Antonyms

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore Dan Mc Geehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730390

Young writers get tired of using the same old words over and over. By learning to identify synonyms, kids are able to express themselves with greater clarity and creativity. This title also helps students unlock the mystery behind antonyms and illustrates how a few simple letter combinations can transform a word into its complete opposite.

Super Apostrophe Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733126

Explains the basics of how the apostrophe is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Colon Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733133

Explains the basics of how the colon is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Comma Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733140

Explains the basics of how the comma is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Exclamation Point Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733157

Explains the basics of how the exclamation point is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Shoes Before the Store

Ryan Jacobson (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731900

Explains the different materials used in shoes; discusses how shoes are put together and shaped in a factory; and how shoes become available to consumers.

Payment Methods

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733553

Introduces payment methods including cash, checks, and credit; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Pencils Before the Store

Rachel Lynette (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731894

Explains how wood is cut and milled; discusses how graphite is produced and pencils are assembled at a factory; and how pencils become available to consumers.

Nouns

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore Dan Mc Geehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730123

A book about nouns? How could you have a book without them? Nouns make up the world around us, and they make up most of our writing and speaking, too. With this book, young readers will learn how to identify and use different kinds of nouns.

Measuring Time: The Calendar

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733478

In this book, readers learn what the calendar measures and why knowing how to measure days, weeks, months, and years is important. They learn the history of the lunar and solar calendars, how days and months get their names, and the different calendars around the world. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract days.