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Keyword: exaggeration

You’re Pulling My Leg! 400 Human-Body Sayings From Head to Toe

Street, Pat (Author)
Brace, Eric (Author/Illustrator)
Holiday House 2016. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: English language, exaggeration, figurative language, human body, humour, idioms, literal illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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A Mammoth in the Fridge

Escoffier, Michaël (Author)
Maudet, Matthieu (Illustrator)
Gecko Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, family life, friendship, humour, imagination, mammoths, routines
 
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Ding Dong! Gorilla!

Robinson, Michelle (Author)
Lord, Leonie (Illustrator)
Peachtree Publishers 2013. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, first-person narration, gorillas, human behaviour, humour, imaginary creatures, strangers
 
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My Dad

Browne, Anthony (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abilities, comparisons, exaggeration, fathers, first-person narration, literal illustrations, love, relationships, role models, similes
 
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The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups

Wisniewski, David (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2001. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cause and effect, exaggeration, humour, rules, tall tales
 
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Mortimer

Munsch, Robert (Author)
Martchenko, Michael (Illustrator)
Annick Press 1985. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bedtime, exaggeration, family life, humour, recurrent patterns, singing
 
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Monkey Business

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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Have I Got a Book for You!

Watt, Mélanie (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Advertising, books, exaggeration, persuasion, second-person narration, tricks
 
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While You Were Napping

Offill, Jenny (Author)
Blitt, Barry (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, dreams, exaggeration, imagination, sleep, teasing
 
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The Mischievians

Joyce, William (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 52 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cause and effect, exaggeration, humour, imaginary creatures, imagination, interviews, questions, story within a story
 
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The Rumor

Felix, Monique (Author/Illustrator)
Creative Editions 2011. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, exaggeration, fear, gossip, rabbits, wolves
 
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The Amazing Hamweenie

Bowman, Patty (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cats, exaggeration, humour, irony, pets, point of view
 
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The Cat’s Pajamas

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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The Extinct Files: My Science Project

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Dinosaurs, exaggeration, humour, science experiments, scientific method
 
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The Bears We Know

Silsbe, Brenda (Author)
van Kampen, Vlasta (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bears, cleanliness, everyday life, exaggeration, perceptions, point of view
 
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Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters From Obedience School

Teague, Mark (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2002. 32 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Consequences, dogs, exaggeration, humour, letters, rules
 
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My Mum

Browne, Anthony (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abilities, comparisons, exaggeration, first-person narration, literal illustrations, mothers, relationships, role models, similes
 
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