Muddy as a Duck Puddle: and Other American Similes by Laurie LawlorMuddy as a Duck Puddle: and Other American Similes by Laurie Lawlor

Muddy as a Duck Puddle: and Other American Similes

byLaurie LawlorIllustratorEthan Long

Reinforced Library Binding | January 15, 2010

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This collection of similes from A to Z is as zany as a chigger chased around a stump. It includes rib-tickling folk expressions from Americans of all walks of life and all parts of the country in a bodacious tribute to both our country's diversity and pioneer heritage. There is a funny simile and uproarious illustration for each letter of the alphabet. Readers who are as curious as cats will enjoy the fascinating author's note that explores the origins of the expressions. A bibliography is included.
Laurie Lawlor grew up in a family enamored with the theater. Along with her five brothers and sisters she spent summers in a summer stock repertory company in a small mountain town in Colorado that was run by their mother (costumer, cook, accountant, and resident psychiatrist) and their father (artistic director). Lawlor's father liked...
Title:Muddy as a Duck Puddle: and Other American SimilesFormat:Reinforced Library BindingDimensions:32 pages, 11.1 × 8.9 × 0.4 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422291

ISBN - 13:9780823422296

Appropriate for ages: 6