Return of The Word Spy

Author: Ursula Dubosarsky

Illustrator: Tohby Riddle

$17.99
SKU: 9780143306146

Dear Readers, I'm back! Yes, I've returned to take you on a dizzying journey through the strange and wonderful wilderness of words . . .

For all those fans of The Word Spy, here she is again! Join her on a new expedition that goes even deeper into the magical realms of language. Discover hidden and silent languages, the secrets of grammar, dying words, newborn words . . . and even crack a code along the way. Are you ready? Open up the book and let's go!

Words on The Return of the Word Spy:

'Like an old friend, the charming Word Spy is back once more to extend our knowledge of written and spoken English . . . ' Magpies Magazine

'I-ay oved-lay e-thay ord-way py-say. That's Pig Latin for I loved The Word Spy! The best book I have ever read . . . ' Rowina Nathan, Age 10

Winner of the CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Price: $17.99

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