Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones

Paperback | July 20, 2010

byGene BarrettaIllustratorGene Barretta

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Clever Aunt Ant has just moved to the zoo. Speaking in homophones, she describes the quirky animal behavior she sees. There's the MOOSE who loved MOUSSE and ATE EIGHT bowls, and the WHALE who was ALLOWED to WAIL ALOUD-and that's just for starters.
This playful picture book introduces children to the richness of language through the concept of homophones. A romp through the zoo has never been so eye-opening.

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Clever Aunt Ant has just moved to the zoo. Speaking in homophones, she describes the quirky animal behavior she sees. There's the MOOSE who loved MOUSSE and ATE EIGHT bowls, and the WHALE who was ALLOWED to WAIL ALOUD-and that's just for starters. This playful picture book introduces children to the richness of language through the...

Gene Barretta is the author and illustrator of Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin and Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci. He holds a B.F.A. in Film Studies from New York University, and has worked for many years in film and television production. He lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, with his wife and so...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.08 × 8.99 × 0.18 inPublished:July 20, 2010Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312628994

ISBN - 13:9780312628994

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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"Youngsters will be tickled by the homophones and the brightly colored, appealing illustrations. Beware: Children will gain not only prowess in recognizing homophones but also the ability to produce bad puns!" -Kirkus Reviews