The Dictionary of Wordplay

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Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Jan 1, 2001 - Reference - 293 pages
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This marvelous reference guide should be at the side of every writer; it's the first wordplay dictionary ever! Concepts like "exquisite corpse," "kangaroo word," and "Jabberwocky," which frequently appear in contemporary writings, are defined here, with examples. More than 1,234 entries are in this book.

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Dave Morice has written and illustrated many books for children and adults, including The Dictionary of Word Play, The Adventures of Dr. Alphabet, and Poetry Comics: An Animated Anthology. He received his Ph.D. in Library Science from the University of Iowa and continues to bring the magic of poetry to people of all ages through his work in senior centers and public schools.

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