The Word Collector

The Word Collector

The Word Collector

Winner at the 2011 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

A poetic tale about the magic of words and the power of positive words, which invites to enjoy this wonderful story in a fun, original way.

Guided Reading Level: P, Lexile Level: 720L


"A title that leaps and spirals with energy, let's hope we're lucky enough to see other books by Ms. Wimmer float across the pond to our side, and soon. Luminous luminous luminous." —

"The book has a positive message and is really quite delightful to read."  —OC Family

"Beautiful, haunting descriptions of words and the power they hold will make this a favorite for linguaphiles, both old and new." —Kirkus Reviews (March 2012)

"Children who like words that sing and hop, words that are long and complicated, will love this very unique picture book. The text is incorporated into the delightful collage artwork so that Luna's story dances across the pages." —

"The text is scattered about the page in a free form pattern, much like concrete poetry, and would provide inspiration for children to start their own collection of words in various languages." —Association for Library Service to...

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