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Crazy Like a Fox
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Her illustrations emphasise the comparisons as each protagonist is amusingly transformed from one object into another...A pleasing addition to any collection. --School Library Journal

Not everyone can take the most well-known and cliched similes in the English language and turn them into a story that will hold the interest of young readers, but Leedy has done just that. --Kirkus Reviews

The similes dance all over the pages of this colourfully illustrated book... An explanation of similes is given as the book opens and there are suggestions for kids to create new similes. --Children's Literature

Her illustrations emphasise the comparisons as each protagonist is amusingly transformed from one object into another...A pleasing addition to any collection. --School Library Journal

Not everyone can take the most well-known and cliched similes in the English language and turn them into a story that will hold the interest of young readers, but Leedy has done just that. --Kirkus Reviews

The similes dance all over the pages of this colourfully illustrated book... An explanation of similes is given as the book opens and there are suggestions for kids to create new similes. --Children's Literature

Her illustrations emphasise the comparisons as each protagonist is amusingly transformed from one object into another...A pleasing addition to any collection. --School Library Journal

Not everyone can take the most well-known and cliched similes in the English language and turn them into a story that will hold the interest of young readers, but Leedy has done just that. --Kirkus Reviews

The similes dance all over the pages of this colourfully illustrated book... An explanation of similes is given as the book opens and there are suggestions for kids to create new similes. --Children's Literature

*"The brilliantly coloured digital illustrations cleverly depict the similes....As welcome as springtime to teachers, aspiring writers and any who appreciate wordplay." (Kirkus Reviews (starred review) )

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About the Author

Loreen Leedy has written and illustrated more than thirty books for children. Her innovative books include Seeing Symmetry, which The Horn Book called "excellent," and The Great Graph Contest, which School Library Journal called "exciting and energetic" in a starred review. She lives in Florida.

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*"The brilliantly colored digital illustrations cleverly depict the similes....As welcome as springtime to teachers, aspiring writers and any who appreciate wordplay."

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