The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders

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This is a fun little book with clever illustrations.  If you’ve ever wondered where a popular saying got started you are likely to find your answer here.  It’s a neat mix of serious reference information and funny asides.   I read this as an ebook but I think I would prefer a printed copy.

My favorite saying:  “to give a green answer to a blue question.”  Perfect for an election year.

 

Source:  ARC from publisher

Date finished:  April 23, 2016

Audience:  All ages, at least teens and up

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