The Right Word: Roget And His Thesaurus

ResizeImageHandler.ashxMelissa Sweet is a master of collage and book illustration, and The Right Word: Roget And His Thesaurus showcases her nuanced work. Written by Jen BryantRoget chronicles the life of the famous thesaurus maker. Lists of synonyms are hard to make, and even harder to organize and reference. Roget grew up listing events, plants, insects and finally words themselves.

This nonfiction picture book is a springboard for topics ranging from European history, botany, collage art and words.

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