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Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms

GHS 95.00

Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring colour to your speech. Since they don’t really mean what they say, idioms can stump even the native English-speaker. Author Marvin Terban makes understanding idioms as ”easy as pie” with the revised Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms. This essential resource features:

-Explanations for more than 700 everyday American idioms

-Kid-friendly sample sentences

-Alphabetical listings and an easy-to-use index

If you think idioms are a ”tough nut to crack”, pick up the Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms, and they’ll soon be a piece of cake.

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About the Author

Marvin I. Terban (born 28 April 1940) is an American children’s book author. Called a “master of children’s wordplay” by ALA Booklist and “Mr. English for Kids” by the Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club, he has written over 35 books for young readers, most of them about the English language. He is Scholastic’s “Professor Grammar.” Marvin Terban now teaches at Columbia Grammar and Prep, teaching students Latin.


Marvin Terban






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Age range

10 & up

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