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Colossal Words for Kids - Colette Hiller

Colossal Words for Kids

By: Colette Hiller, Tor Freeman (Illustrator)

Paperback | 21 May 2024

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An exciting book of poems with colourful drawings to boost vocabulary and reading comprehension-each poem teaches a specific important word, its meaning and spelling.

Boost your child's growing vocabulary with 60 hilariously illustrated poems from Colette Hiller, author of the critically acclaimed kids' poetry book The B on Your Thumb. Each poem in this funny, funky book teaches a specific important word, as well as its meaning and spelling, in an innovative and accessible format that kids will love. Using rhythm and wordplay, the poems help build a colossal vocabulary, thinking skills and literacy - without kids even noticing! But most of all, this book delights young readers with the joy and silliness of the English language. Building a colossal vocabulary has never felt so natural, or so much fun! Each word in this collection is defined in a simple rhyme. 


Using rhythm, humour and logic, each word's meaning is made clear and accessible. Kids will want to try them out straight away: it's a ready-to-use collection! You and your kids will love: Rolling rhymes that will be chanted again and again Fun and quirky drawings that bring these educational poems to life Holistic learning premise from Colette Hiller, skilled in writing educational poetry for children From Ambiguous to Zealous, the words in this book are for 7-to-12-year-olds. It may seem inconceivable for one book to encompass such a wide age span! 


But in fact, inconceivable - and all the other words in this book - were selected from vocabulary lists intended for older children, so that younger children can challenge themselves and discover a wealth of great new words!
Industry Reviews
'The perfect gift for any seven-18-year-old who loves vocabulary.; - The Bookseller

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