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Discusses the true meanings and origins of such idioms as "let the cat out of the bag,""get it straight from the horse's mouth," and more than two dozen other expressions. Reissue.
Thirty common English phrases, such as "a chip off the old block" and "cry over spilled milk" are illustrated and explained.
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Language Arts / General
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Marvin Terban
Street Date: June 18, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-2707