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Ounce, dice, trice

Author: Alastair Reid; Ben Shahn
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, [2009], ©1958.
Series: New York Review children's collection.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of old and new words features words to be said in singing moods, words for times of day, and rude names for nitwits, and defines such words as gongoozler, tantony, and cosse.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Reid; Ben Shahn
ISBN: 9781590173206 1590173201
OCLC Number: 276339298
Description: 57 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Title: New York Review children's collection.
Responsibility: by Alastair Reid ; drawings by Ben Shahn.

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What can words be, or rather, what can't they be? Poet Alastair Reid introduces children and adults to the wondrous waywardness of words in Ounce Dice Trice, a delicious confection and a wildly  Read more...

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Enough curiosities here to tantalise even the most hardened gongoozler. London Review of Books This mad exporation of words is weirdly addictive and Ben Shahn's etchings make it even more appealing. Read more...

 
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