The Cat's Pyjamas

The Cat's Pyjamas

Book - 2010
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Wallace Edwards's extraordinary new collection of animal portraits will have you buzzing like a bee. An amusing introduction to idioms and an irresistible eye-spy book, The Cat's Pyjamas is truly the cat's meow. Within these stunningly illustrated pages are twenty-six tableaus, each depicting a different idiom, guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. To ensure you get the hang of it, each expression is used in a sentence and explained at the back of the book. And if you look closely you'll discover a cat hidden in every painting; some are a piece of cake to find, others may require you to use your noodle.
Publisher: Prahran, Vic. : Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010.
ISBN: 9781921690730
Branch Call Number: J PIC
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 32 cm.

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JCLBeckyC Jul 14, 2016

English language idioms are difficult to explain to kids and non-English speakers, but this engaging book makes it fun. I used some of the pictures for a scavenger hunt/idioms activity, and it worked great.

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Albertasaurus
Mar 23, 2011

Cute book of idioms - lovely pictures - definitely suitable for children - could be suitable for an early/low level ESL class

lms Sep 30, 2010

Truly - a marvel for lovers of fine illustration and word play. Your child will, learn to appreciate the humor in this picture book if it is shared together.

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MARIA8
Jul 28, 2011

MARIA8 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and under

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