Thesaurus Has a Secret
Thesaurus Has a Secret
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Thesaurus Has a Secret

Written and illustrated by Anya Glazer
Published by Katherine Tegen Books
Prices as of Oct 21

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A cheerful book with an excellent message about the joy of reading.

Thesaurus (with his incredibly impressive vocabulary) is just like all of the other dinosaurs, except for one thing—he loves to read. Believing that “reading just wasn’t something dinosaurs did,” Thesaurus hides his love of reading from his fellow dinosaurs until one day he gets so caught up in the story that he begins to read out loud and discovers that his love of books isn’t as unique to him as he thought! Glazer’s colorful pastel color palette is cheerful and sets a happy, upbeat tone for this book about how much fun reading can be and having confidence in yourself. While the story itself is fairly simple, little details throughout such as Thesaurus’ splendid vocabulary, the mixture of standard text and speech-bubbles, and, of course, the host of excellent book title puns (Stegosaurus and Sensibility, A Tail of Two Cities, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontesaurus, etc.) add a level of humor and interest.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780062916051
Publication Date
October 6, 2020
Page Count
40
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
ASIN/ISBN 10
006291605X

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Core Score - 48%

Still needs the basics.

Depth Score - 21%

Just the barebones.

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