Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story by Loreen LeedyCrazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story by Loreen Leedy

Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story

byLoreen Leedy

Paperback | September 15, 2009

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Similes set off an exciting chase scene in an adventure in language arts. Rufus the fox is up to something. He runs across the meadow as fast as lightning, sneaks up to Babette like a thief in the night, and roars like a lion. Babette, mad as a hornet, chases Rufus all over town. But is Rufus being chased or is he actually leading Babette to a surprise destination? Rufus sure is crazy--crazy like a fox! Sure to make the reader as happy as a clam, this bright simile story also includes a clear explanation of similes and shows how to include similes in a story.
Loreen Leedy has written and illustrated more than thirty books for children. Her innovative books include Seeing Symmetry, which The Horn Book called "excellent," and The Great Graph Contest, which School Library Journal called "exciting and energetic" in a starred review. She lives in Florida.
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Title:Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 10.75 × 0.13 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422488

ISBN - 13:9780823422487

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 12

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*"The brilliantly colored digital illustrations cleverly depict the similes....As welcome as springtime to teachers, aspiring writers and any who appreciate wordplay."