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Children's Nonfiction Grammar

Madam and Nun and 1001

What Is a Palindrome?

by (author) Brian P. Cleary

illustrated by Brian Gable

Publisher
Lerner Publishing Group
Initial publish date
Aug 2014
Category
Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling, General
Recommended Age
7 to 11
Recommended Grade
2 to 5
Recommended Reading age
8 to 9
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781467726283
    Publish Date
    Aug 2014
    List Price
    $10.99
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780761349198
    Publish Date
    Aug 2012
    List Price
    $21.95

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Description

What is a palindrome? Read this book forward or backward to find out! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable pair up to wow readers with playful rhymes and eye-catching illustrations that introduce palindromes—words, phrases, or numbers that are spelled the same forward and backward. Each palindrome is printed in color for easy identification. Aha! You found one! Madam and Nun and 1001: What Is a Palindrome? turns traditional grammar lessons on end. Read it aloud and share in the delight of the sense—and nonsense—of words.

About the authors

Brian P. Cleary is an American humorist, poet, and author. He is best known for his books written for grade-school children that explore grammar, math and poetry in humorous ways. In his role in the digital division of American Greetings, he's put words in the mouths of Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, William Shatner, Meghan Trainor and more. The multi-million selling author has performed poetry workshops in 500 elementary schools across the county. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® books, as well as the Math Is CATegorical® series. Mr. Gable lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Editorial Reviews

"A provocation to wordplay." --Kirkus Reviews

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