Take away the A

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Comparative and general Grammar, Plays on words, Word formation, Juvenile literature, Vocab
Statementby Michaël Escoffier ; illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo
ContributionsDiGiacomo, Kris, illustrator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1449 .E73 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27167578M
ISBN 101592701566
ISBN 139781592701568
LC Control Number2014014890
OCLC/WorldCa875240265

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Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter/5(51). Take Away the A by Michael Escoffier is an alphabet book that uses a play on words by taking one letter out of a word and it changes.

It plays with words and provides an image that catches the attention of children. Overall, I think this book does a good job of showing the alphabet in a different form/5.

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Take Away the A, which is sheer delight in its totality, comes from Brooklyn-based independent publisher Enchanted Lion, maker of such timelessly rewarding treasures as The Lion and the Bird, The River, Little Boy Brown, Mister Horizontal & Miss Vertical, The Jacket, and Wednesday, and a strong presence among the year’s best children’s books.

Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter.

In other words, without the "A," the Beast is Best. Altogether, the fascinating illustrations, crafty composition and tall format give the book real flair. Without a doubt, these inventive images are imaginative and engaging—chock full of inspiration for kids to try their own wordplay and a boon to teachers.

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Di Giacomo's expressive animal drawings add another level of sly humor to Escoffier's play on words and provide a happy invitation to return for a second look and many more. Michaël Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo innovate on the ABC genre in “Take Away the A” by reminding us, like the loftiest deconstructionists, that language is built around trivial and arbitrary distinctions that can mark vast : Patricia Crain.

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Brilliant alphabet review and wordplay game. The illustrations guide understanding along the way, but you can certainly create your own. In "Take Away the A," the authors use clever illustrations to demonstrate the removal of letters and sounds from words -- creating completely new words with new meanings.

Use this book to play with words and sounds to strengthen your child’s pre-reading skills. Take Away the A by Michael Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo. 12 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Recording of Take Away the A; Video Book Trailer for Take Away the A; Name Pronunciation with Michael Escoffier; Name Pronunciation with Kris Di Giacomo; Grade; PK   Author/Illustrator: Michael Escoffier Kris Di Giacomo Fair Use Act - 17 U.S.C.

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Harry does not run away:/ I take it you mean when he runs away at the begining of the book. He runs away as he got annoyed with Aunt Marge (his. Take Away the A by Michael Escoffier is an interesting, off-beat and amazing Alphabet Book.

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Alphabet Book. Ever." -- Mary Lee, A Year of Reading "Take Away the Ahas fun with the way a word can be transformed by the removal of a single letter. Droll, delicate, slightly dis tempered illustrations by Kris Di Giacomo add humor to this alphabetical caper. PDF File: take away the a book TAKE AWAY THE A BOOK PDF TAKE AWAY THE A BOOK PDF - Are you looking for Ebook take away the a book PDF.

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In other words, without the "A," the Beast is Best. Or, without the "M," a chomp becomes a chop--though it could be that this particular play on words didn't. Take Away the A (Book): Escoffier, Michaël: What happens when you subtract just one letter from a word.

Beginning with "without the A the beast is the best," a pack of silly creatures work their way through the alphabet, subtracting each letter from a different word to alter its meaning and tell a story. A word totally transforms if you take away just one letter – without the A, the beast is best.

Without the W, the witch has an itch. This is an alphabet book like no other. An irreverant exploration not only of letters in their alphabetic order, but also of how they form words and communicate ideas/5(59). Take Away the A (Book): Escoffier, Michaël: What happens when you subtract just one letter from a word.

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The first time through I treat it much like any read aloud. Book walk, sight words, vocabulary (if any) and then they read it as I listen. The second time through they highlight the spelling pattern as they read. They take it home for the week.