It Figures!: Fun Figures of Speech by Marvin TerbanIt Figures!: Fun Figures of Speech by Marvin Terban

It Figures!: Fun Figures of Speech

byMarvin TerbanIllustratorGiulio Maestro

Paperback | August 1, 2003

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An introduction to six common figures of speech - metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, personification, alliteration, and hyperbole - with guidelines for their use and numerous illustrative examples.
Marvin Terban's popular wordplay books for Clarion include IN A PICKLE AND OTHER FUNNY IDIOMS and TO HOT TO HOOT: FUNNY PALINDROME RIDDLES. He lives in New York City. Giulio Maestro is an author and artist who has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers, including Marvin Terban's GUPPIES IN TUXEDOS: FUNNY EPONYMS and IT...
Title:It Figures!: Fun Figures of SpeechFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9 × 6.81 × 0.24 inPublished:August 1, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395665914

ISBN - 13:9780395665916

Appropriate for ages: 10


From Our Editors

Introduces and explains common figures of speech such as metaphors, similes, personification, and hyperbole with guidelines for their use and illustrative examples

Editorial Reviews

Upon using this humorously presented book, children will truly improve their styles of writing." School Library Journal "