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Thumbtacks, earwax, lipstick, dipstick : what is a compound word? / by Brian P. Cleary ; illustrations by Brian Gable.

Cleary, Brian P., 1959- (author.). Gable, Brian, 1949- (illustrator.).
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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jL CLE (Text) 37521530322579 AMPL Juvenile Language Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 428.1 C623 (Text) 79361000075590 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Veedersburg E 428.1 CLE (Text) 32808000330819 CVBPLV Easy Nonfiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City J 428.1 CLE (Text) 76051000175180 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch JUV 428.1 CLE (Text) 39391006749251 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y-428.0 CLE (Text) 35887000288075 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch J 428.1 CLE (Text) 78551000509785 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 428.1 Cleary (Text) 31208911380956 children non-fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 428 CLE (Text) 30032010560032 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -
Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo J 428 CLE (Text) 30090000637970 Childrens Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761349174
  • ISBN: 0761349170
  • ISBN: 9781467713795
  • ISBN: 1467713791
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Silly illustrations and rhymes help readers learn about compound words.
Target Audience Note:
710 Lexile.
Subject: English language > Compound words > Juvenile literature.

  • Baker & Taylor
    Colorful illustrations and rhyming text explain what compound words are and provides many examples.
  • Baker & Taylor

    What is a compound word? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's a stockpile of compound words! Brian P. Cleary's upbeat rhymes and Brian Gable's sidesplitting illustrations bring compound words to life. We've highlighted the compound words with colored type to make them easy to identify. Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? overturns traditional grammar lessons. Read this book aloud with everyone you know and share in the delight of the sense—and nonsense—of words.

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