Noah Webster and His Words

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Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.0 X 10.5 X 0.2 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544582422

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About the Author

Jeri Chase Ferris is the author of eleven biographies because she likes to set the record straight about people. She lives in California. Visit her website at www.jerichaseferris.com.

Vincent X. Kirsch is an author-illustrator who lives in New York City and likes to draw egg-headed, spindly-legged people from the past. Visit his website at www.vincentxkirsch.com.

Reviews

"This informative book would be a great addition to dictionary lessons or to studies of the formation of the United States."
--School Library Journal, starred review

"A good deal more fun than the subject might suggest."
--Booklist

"The volume is a wonderful success in introducing Webster in such a charming manner."
--Kirkus

"Ferris presents a unique and inspiring cradle-to-grave biography . . . [a] useful and entertaining volume."
--Horn Book

"The clever text, insertion of dictionary words, and hilarious illustrations make this a perfect book for everyone who loves words. This is a book to remember!"
--California Kids

"Engaging."
--Bulletin

"It's just as timely as old-timey -- a charming book about a boy who preferred to read rather than do as his forefathers did."
--New York Times Book Review

"Delightful, educational, and completely fascinating."
--Huffington Post

"What really singles out this picture book is its ability to incorporate definitions within the text without sounding contrived."
--EW.com

"A rousing success."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review