AlphaBest by Helaine Becker
The Zany, Zanier, Zaniest Book about Comparatives and Superlatives

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Sometimes regular adjectives just aren't enough. With AlphaBest, kids will learn a whole alphabet's worth of zany, zanier, zaniest adjectives! An easy guide at the back explains the rules of forming comparatives and superlatives so kids can compare anything using just the right words.
 

About Helaine Becker

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Helaine Becker is an award-winning children?s author. She has written over 40 books, including the bestselling Looney Bay All-Stars series. She lives in Toronto, Ontario. Willow Dawson is an illustrator and writer working out of Toronto, Ontario. Her recent work includes No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure and Lila and Ecco?s Do-It-Yourself Comics Club.
 
Published September 1, 2012 by Kids Can Press, Ltd.. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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A bumbling klutz of a superhero chases a villain through an amusement park, the text consisting of 25 comparatives and superlatives describing their attacks on each other and the sights, sounds, textures and tastes of the park.

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Both opponents suffer slapstick pratfalls as they race around the park: the hero gets covered in eggs, stuffed animal fluff, and green goo—demonstrating “eggy, eggier, eggiest,” “fuzzy, fuzzier, fuzziest,” and “slimy, slimier, slimiest.” While Whamond’s illustrations have a strong...

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