Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What is an Adverb?

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Millbrook Press, May 16, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Bursting with adverbs, this selection from the Words Are Categorical series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous illustrations. For easy identification, adverbs are printed in color and key words are illustrated on each page. Now available in paperback!

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Continuing with their successful Words Are Categorical series, Cleary and Gable (Under, Over, by the Clover: What Is a Preposition?, 2002, etc.) use humorous cats to illuminate another part of speech ... Read full review

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This is a good book to use when teaching adverbs. It doesn't follow a story line but it is a rhyming book that is funny and has alot of adverbs in it. The adverbs are in color with the rest of the words in black so the students can identify the adverbs more easily. Read full review

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Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical® , Math Is CATegorical® , Food Is CATegorical(tm) , and Animal Groups Are CATegorical(tm) series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® books, as well as the Math Is CATegorical® series. Mr. Gable lives in Toronto, Canada.

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