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David Astle's 101 weird words (and 3 fakes) : from ambidextrous to zugzwang

Author: David Astle; Paul Tippett
Publisher: Crows Nest, New South Wales : Allen & Unwin, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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101 weird words (and three fakes) is a mini-dictionary jam-packed with unusual or interesting words, followed by a fun and descriptive definition for each one. Filled with silly pictures and strange wordy facts, this is a book to sweep the reader through the alphabet from ambidextrous (no repeated letters) to zugzwang (not a place you want to visit), with a generous sprinkling of riddles, puzzles and bonus facts.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Astle; Paul Tippett
ISBN: 9781760633660 1760633666
OCLC Number: 1077293631
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 135 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: 101 weird words (and 3 fakes)
Responsibility: David Astle ; with illustrations by Paul Tippett.

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101 weird words (and three fakes) is a mini-dictionary jam-packed with unusual or interesting words, followed by a fun and descriptive definition for each one. Filled with silly pictures and strange wordy facts, this is a book to sweep the reader through the alphabet from ambidextrous (no repeated letters) to zugzwang (not a place you want to visit), with a generous sprinkling of riddles, puzzles and bonus facts. For an extra challenge, try to spot the three fakes in the collection.

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