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Children's Nonfiction Grammar

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What Is a Suffix?

by (author) Brian P. Cleary

illustrated by Martin Goneau

Publisher
Lerner Publishing Group
Initial publish date
Jan 2014
Category
Grammar, General, Vocabulary & Spelling
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781467706100
    Publish Date
    Jan 2014
    List Price
    $21.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781512400885
    Publish Date
    Jan 2016
    List Price
    $10.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
  • Reading age: 8 to 9

Description

Turns traditional grammar lessons on end! Read and reread this book aloud and delight in the sense—and nonsense—of words.What is a suffix? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's overflowing with wonderful suffixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively present the concept of suffixes for young readers. For easy identification, key suffixes appear in color, and the comical cats reinforce each idea.

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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Martin Goneau has been working as a professional illustrator since 1997. Most of his work is dedicated to children's books and other educational publications. He lives in Trois-Rivières, Québec.

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