Odd Couples: One Word, Two Meanings

Author(s): Mirja Winkelmann

Kids' Non-Fiction

This witty collection of smart, quirky word pairings shows young readers that homonyms can be a blast (not that kind of blast). Anyone who has ever tried to learn English knows that many of our language's words have more than one meaning. This exciting book takes that idea to a new level, illustrating just how surprising some homonyms can be. In bold, colorful double-page spreads Mirja Winkelmann's delightful illustrations challenge readers to find the one word that fits both images. Swimwear and an elephant's nose, or a flower and the center of an eye: making these visual connections--and thinking up even more--will spark a passion for language in young readers.


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MIRJA WINKELMANN is an illustrator and designer based in Hamburg, Germany.

General Fields

  • : 9783791372914
  • : Prestel Publishing
  • : Prestel Publishing
  • : 0.38011
  • : August 2017
  • : 245mm X 190mm
  • : Germany
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mirja Winkelmann
  • : Hardback
  • : Oct-17
  • : English
  • : 428.1
  • : 48
  • : 44 colour illustrations