Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue ParkYaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue Park

Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs

byLinda Sue ParkIllustratorJennifer Black Reinhardt

Hardcover | March 8, 2016

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Yaks chat over tea (yaks yak) and birds boast (crows crow) in a unique and dazzling book of wordplay from Linda Sue Park.At once funny and informative, Yaks Yak presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names. Illustrations rich in comic details show hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other spirited creatures demonstrating homographs, words with different meanings that are spelled and pronounced the same. A chart listing the words, their meanings, and their history is included. Ideal for sharing, this book offers a sprightly and fanciful introduction to a fun form of wordplay.
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal book A Single Shard and bestseller A Long Walk to Water . She has written several acclaimed picture books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. Visit her online at lspark.com and on Twitter @LindaSuePark. When her elementary school classmates said they wanted to...
Title:Yaks Yak: Animal Word PairsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 9 × 10 × 0.43 inPublished:March 8, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544391012

ISBN - 13:9780544391017


Editorial Reviews

Amazon Best Children's Books of the Year: NonFiction Shelf Awareness Best of 2016 Details such as hats and teacups carry through from picture to picture, and on each spread the animal's behavior and interaction with other animals of its kind are spot-on? Children will recognize the behaviors from their fellow humans while learning new vocabulary in a memorable way." - Horn Book * "Gleeful linguistic fun that kids will wolf down." - Publishers Weekly, STARRED review * "Animal and word lovers alike will enjoy this clever take on homographs? " - School Library Journal, STARRED review "Young readers will love this hilarious, informative book." - Booklist "