Raining Cats & Dogs

Raining Cats & Dogs

[a Collection of Irresistible Idioms & Illustrations to Tickle the Funny Bones of Young People]

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
Have you ever wondered how someone can be “in a pickle” when pickles are so small, or why mothers say you’re “on thin ice” even when you’re indoors? Are you perplexed that your father “brings home the bacon” but is a strict vegetarian? Will Moses has the answers, and sheds light not only on these idioms but dozens more with Raining Cats and Dogs.

Using his trademark folk-art style, Moses infuses a sense of mischief and humor into these often puzzling phrases, educating readers while entertaining them.

Baker & Taylor
Uses colorful illustrations and humorous text to offer explanations of such common idioms as "bring home the bacon" and "in a pickle."

& Taylor

Offers insightful explanations of common idioms, such as "bringing home the bacon" and "being in a pickle," via colorful illustrations and amusing text for readers of all ages. 15,000 first printing.
For anyone who's ever wondered how a groom can get cold feet when he's wearing shoes and socks, or how a person can be in a pickle when pickles are so small, or how butterflies could possibly get into your stomach, Will Moses has the answers. Using his trademark folkart style along with plenty of mischief and humor, Will Moses sheds some light on these often puzzling phrases, educating young readers while entertaining them in high style.

Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780399242335
Branch Call Number: JX 428.1 MOS
Characteristics: 37 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm.


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