In this Parents' Choice Gold Award–winning book, Selig collects words, ones that stir his heart (Mama!) and ones that make him laugh (giggle). But what to do with so many luscious words? After helping a poet find the perfect words for his poem (lozenge, lemon, and licorice), he figures it out: His purpose is to spread the word to others. And so he begins to sprinkle, disburse, and broadcast them to people in need.
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you’ll know that Selig is near.” Schotter’s words are enlivened by Potter’s distinctively naïve figures, all placed in settings in which words and labels are scattered about in a way that invites close inspection and promotes purposeful inquiry.| Read Full Review of The Boy Who Loved Words
The genie's ensuing reply sends Selig on his way, prepared to find purpose in his life.What Selig discovers on his journey is that words don't belong tucked away.Feb 08 2014 | Read Full Review of The Boy Who Loved Words
The words in the text are included in a glossary, but many of the words in the pictures are not, so their meanings will need to be tracked down.Jul 17 2006 | Read Full Review of The Boy Who Loved Words
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