Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Words Are CATegorical


PRE- AND RE-, MIS- AND DIS- by Brian P. Cleary
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Whether it's for vocabulary building or helping students understand how to take apart a word to discover its meaning, Cleary and Goneau have the right touch. (Informational picture book. 7-11)"
A bright, busy and colorful addition to the Words Are CATegorical series, this time about prefixes. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2013

"Perhaps not the best, but better than many grammar books—definitely one to check out. (grammar rules) (Informational picture book. 7-9)"
Cleary and Gable, those relatively cool cats, continue their Words are CATegorical series with this entry about comparatives and superlatives. Read full book review >
MADAM AND NUN AND 1001 by Brian P. Cleary
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A provocation to wordplay. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A small bounty of palindromes, all stoked and ready to go. Read full book review >