This luscious, mesmerizing, colorful and glittery display of artistic finery also presents examples of adjectives and their rules. It explains how adjectives can describe number or size, places, people, and even become predicate adjectives, all in rhyming verse and accompanied with bright, fantastical illustrations. 34 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Putnam Juvenile Publication Date: 1998 Dimensions: 9.75 X 9.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0698116410 ISBN-13: 9780698116412 UPC: 630415007990 Availability: In Stock
To further a child’s grasp of the meaning and function of adjectives, this gorgeous picture book provides enrichment and depth of understanding A visual and auditory feast, designed to make language discovery appealing and rewarding.” Publishers Weekly
An excellent and enjoyable introduction to grammar both for younger children who will respond to the verse and images and for older children who will get an overview of adjectives and their uses.” School Library Journal
The brilliantly colored illustrations are grand attention grabbers that give the unabashedly technical terms real punch.” Kirkus Reviews
What is an adjective?
An adjective never fails to add details to what you write and say. A MESMERIZING, COLORFUL and GLITTERING display. A WET and SOGGY day. RAINY, WINTERY and GRAY.
Explore language and discover how to identify and create many different types of adjectives from demonstratives to articles, to proper adjectives.
Dedicated to helping children learn a variety of nonfiction subjects, the Explore series uses pitch-perfect rhyming text and brilliantly illustrated images to make learning fun.