Cool! Whoa! Ah And Oh!: What Is An Interjection? (Words Are Categorical) (Words Are Categorical (Paperback))

Cool! Whoa! Ah And Oh!: What Is An Interjection? (Words Are Categorical) (Words Are Categorical (Paperback))

Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection? (Words Are Categorical) (Words Are Categorical (Paperback))

What is an interjection? Oh, my! You'll find the answer inside this book--it's packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations creatively clarify the concept of interjections for young readers. Indeed! Interjections appear in color for easy identification, and comical cats reinforce each idea. Wow! Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection? turns traditional a grammar lessons on end. Read this book aloud and share in the delight of the sense--and nonsense--of words.

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This colorful entry in the Words Are CATegorical series defines an interjection as a �word or phrase spoken suddenly and used to show emotion,� then demonstrates its uses in a rhyming, rhythmic text. Throughout, the level of Cleary�s inventive verbal humor is greatly magnified by Gable�s madcap drawings of dressed animals dramatizing the sentences with cartoon-style exaggeration. Unlike earlier subjects covered in the series, interjections can include many parts of speech. Language-arts teachers will appreciate the variety of examples, while children will enjoy the comic relief and, with any luck, absorb the concept along the way....

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