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Cool cats, top dogs, and other beastly expressions

Author: Christine Ammer
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the stories of over 1,000 beastly words and phrases in highly informative and fascinating essays you will turn to again and again.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Terminology
Terms and phrases
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ammer, Christine.
Cool cats, top dogs, and other beastly expressions.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1999
(OCoLC)795241264
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ammer
ISBN: 0395957303 9780395957301
OCLC Number: 40990242
Notes: Originally published: It's raining cats and dogs--and other beastly expressions. 1st ed. New York : Paragon House, 1989.
Includes index.
Description: v, 266 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Quick as a Cat 1 --
A Dog's Life 15 --
Barnyard Fowl 33 --
Farm Animals: In Barn and Meadow 55 --
The Wild: In Field and Forest 95 --
Birds of a Feather 151 --
Slithery Slimy Creepy Crawlers: Reptiles, Amphibians, and Lesser Creatures 195 --
Buzzing About: The Bugs and the Bees 213 --
Water Sprites: Fish and Other Denizens of the Deep 237.
Other Titles: It's raining cats and dogs--and other beastly expressions
Responsibility: Christine Ammer.
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