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It Figures! - Fun Figures of Speech - cover

It Figures! - Fun Figures of Speech

Marvin Terban

Publisher: Clarion Books

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Summary

“Enjoyable and informative . . . Using this humorously presented book, children will truly improve their styles of writing” (School Library Journal).   Writing “The road was bumpy” is okay . . . but isn’t it more fun to say “It felt like we were riding on square tires”?   This lively guide shows kids how to make their writing more dramatic, more memorable, or just plain funnier—whether they’re writing for school or for creative expression. It explains six techniques:   SimilesMetaphorsOnomatopoeiaAlliterationHyperbolePersonification   . . . and provides guidelines for their use, plenty of examples, and entertaining illustrations.
Available since: 10/18/1993.
Print length: 67 pages.

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