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The Right Word
Author: Melissa Sweet

ISBN: 9780802853851
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 42
Published: 15 September 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 29.0 x 1.0
2015 Caldecott Honor Book

2015 Sibert Medal Winner

2015 Orbis Pictus Honor Book

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasnt long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didnt write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.

Readers of all ages will marvel at Rogets life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.

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