The Cat's Pajamas (Hardcover)
Kids Can Press, 9781554533084, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2010
The Cat's Pajamas depicts 26 idioms, bringing new meaning to familiar sayings and tickling your funny bone with a surreal illustration on each page. To ensure you get the hang of it, each expression is used in a sentence and explained at the back of the book. And if you look closely you'll discover a cat hidden in every painting; some cats are a piece of cake to find, others may require you to use your noodle.
A gorgeously illustrated eye-spy book and a unique introduction to idioms, this book is truly the cat's meow.
About the Author
Wallace Edwards is a commissioned artist, as well as a freelance illustrator for books and magazines. He lives in Yarker, Ontario, near Kingston.
Praise For The Cat's Pajamas…
Who hasn't used a phrase like "cool your heels" or "it's a piece of cake"? This book cleverly interprets 26 idioms with meticulous paintings.—Kirkus Reviews
This is a useful book to introduce this figure of speech to older kids; it will make them laugh as they tease out what each entry actually means.—School Library Journal
This grouping illustrates figures of speech with outlandish sentences that use and (usually) define them, as well as richly worked paintings.—Publishers Weekly