Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs

Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs

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At once funny and informative, Yaks Yak presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names. Illustrations rich in comic details show hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other spirited creatures demonstrating homographs, words with different meanings that are spelled and pronounced the same. A chart listing the words, their meanings, and their history is included. Ideal for sharing, this book offers a sprightly and fanciful introduction to a fun form of wordplay.

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  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544391017

  • ISBN-10: 0544391012

  • Pages: 40

  • Price: $16.99

  • Publication Date: 03/08/2016

  • Carton Quantity: 40

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

Linda Sue Park
Author

Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park is the author of bestseller A Long Walk to Water as well as the Newbery Medal book A Single Shard and many other acclaimed novels and picture books. She lives in Rochester, NY. www.lspark.com,Twitter: @LindaSuePark.
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Jennifer Black Reinhardt
Illustrator

Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Jennifer Black Reinhardt has illustrated many acclaimed picture books and chapter books—including Yaks Yak and Gondra's Treasure by Linda Sue Park and Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate. She has also written and illustrated several, including Playing Possum. Jennifer lives with her family in Iowa City, Iowa. Visit her online at jbreinhardt.com, on Twitter @jblackreinhardt, and on Instagram @JenniferBlackReinhardt. 
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  • reviews

    Amazon Best Children’s Books of the Year: NonFiction 

    Shelf Awareness Best of 2016 

     

    "Details such as hats and teacups carry through from picture to picture, and on each spread the animal’s behavior and interaction with other animals of its kind are spot-on...Children will recognize the behaviors from their fellow humans while learning new vocabulary in a memorable way." 

    Horn Book 

     

    * "Gleeful linguistic fun that kids will wolf down." 

    Publishers Weekly, STARRED review 

     

    * "Animal and word lovers alike will enjoy this clever take on homographs..." 

    School Library Journal, STARRED review 

     

    "Young readers will love this hilarious, informative book." 

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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544391017

  • ISBN-10: 0544391012

  • Pages: 40

  • Price: $16.99

  • Publication Date: 03/08/2016

  • Carton Quantity: 40

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

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