In Dear Deer, author Gene Barretta uses homophones in simple, sometimes silly sentences, placing the same-sounding words into a context that clearly demonstrates their meaning and usage.
Clever Aunt Ant has just moved to the zoo. Speaking in homophones, she describes the quirky animal behavior she sees. There's the MOOSE who loved MOUSSE and ATE EIGHT bowls, and the WHALE who was ALLOWED to WAIL ALOUD - and that's just for starters.
This playful book introduces children to the richness of language through the concept of homophones. After reading it, don't be surprised when kids start asking, ""How's that spelled?
Author: Gene Barretta.
- Print and braille.
- Contracted Unified English Braille (Grade 2); may contain American English spellings.
- Ages: four to seven.
- 40 pages.
Publisher: Macmillan USA.
- Print and braille.
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