Publication Date: June 11, 2019
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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
From a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice, this gorgeous and unique picture book introduces readers to sixty collective nouns in a fun and unusual way. Illustrated with show-stopping collage art by acclaimed author-illustrator Carin Berger, A Curious Menagerie is a delightfully engaging read-aloud, perfect for fans of Kelly Bingham’s bestselling Z Is for Moose and Mike Twohy’s Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run.
In this extraordinary picture book, acclaimed and award-winning author-illustrator Carin Berger introduces readers to sixty unusual and engaging collective nouns, from an ambush of tigers to a loveliness of ladybugs.
With stunning collage artwork and a playful, animated text, this is a perfect choice for storytime as well as bedtime sharing. A Curious Menagerie is just right for fans of Peter Reynold’s The Word Collector and Mac Barnett’s Triangle.
A note about the origin of the collective nouns featured in the book is included.