Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More about Verbs

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Book Information
Rating: Outstanding
Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Brian P. Cleary
Illustrator: Brian Gable
Publisher: Millbook Press
Year: 2007
ISBN: 9780822562078
Pages: 31

Enjoy the fun illustrations of cats as they explore the world of verbs! Sneak, guzzle, and swim with action verbs that make the subjects do things! Learn how linking verbs including ‘appear’ and ‘called’ create subject complements. With nearly one hundred different verbs, this book is a fun way to introduce the concept of a verb to kids or to support their current understanding.

This book is an excellent addition to any classroom. A great attention-grabbing activity or supplemental read, the entertaining illustrations coupled with the content are sure to help kids better understand what verbs are. This book contrasts the difference between linking and action verbs and gives a multitude of examples of both. The book is written with a flowing rhyme scheme and highlights the verbs in the text with bright colors to make them easily identifiable. Amusing and educational, this book is sure to bring joy into the lives of students or kids and with it a better understanding of verbs!