VERDICT This crash course in juxtaposition and imagination should be celebrated with a peal of bells. The pictures are humorous. This is wonderful book! "Collective noun books have been multiplying this past decade, and this compendium of poetry stands out for its artistry and creativity. Questions like "Would a labor of moles wear polka-dot ties when it goes to work for a business of flies?" invite readers to delight in the eccentricities of our language. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Collective nouns have never been this much fun! The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I’ll never forget the new vocabulary because of the illustrations! Please try your request again later. Had no idea this was actually about collective nouns! What do all these words have in common? Collective nouns have never been this much fun...or memorable. Language arts teachers as well as librarians will want to get their paws on this title. I think I'll have my third and fourth graders try to invent their own collective. Fun with words! Wow! This book was super cute, and just showed a bunch of groups of animals, ending with the ambush of tigers. The writing is pithy, with an iambic thrum that make memorization easy. What about a parcel of penguins? Tiger Ambush! Mariah Carey Is Telling Her Own Story (and Recommending Books). Jago's digital illustrations are equally intriguing in their imaginative visualization of the text. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. "―starred, Kirkus Reviews. I look forward to including as many as possible into everyday conversation. A Murmuration of Starlings: The Collective Nouns of Animals and Birds, A Zeal of Zebras: An Alphabet of Collective Nouns, A Cache of Jewels: And Other Collective Nouns (World of Language), A Dazzle of Flamboyance: An ABC book of Collective Nouns for Groups of Animals, Nefertiti, the Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space (Another Extraordinary Animal), K-Gr 3—Collective noun books have been multiplying this past decade, and this compendium of poetry stands out for its artistry and creativity. An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns (Millbrook Picture Books) The poem is well-metered and catchy. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Jago uses structure, color, and repeated forms well, creating pictures that reward close attention with amusing details. This is a more fun way to discuss collective nouns and audiences will smile at some of the pictures. Did you know a group of tigers is called an ambush? Rosenthal's logical pairings and absurd hypothetical situations are well matched by the dynamic digital illustrations. These are the kinds of things you’ll learn while reading this engaging book. Cleverness abounds in Rosenthal's latest, from the title to the backmatter, which presents a glossary―'ambush (tigers): an attack from a hiding place'―asking children to guess why the words are appropriate for each animal group. The play on words is fun making it a book that parents won't mind reading over and over. From a leap of leopards jumping through the trees near a tower of giraffes to a labor of moles working alongside a business of flies, the animals and their respective collective nouns are matched up to maximize both understanding and humor. 'Does a prickle of porcupines / feel any pain? Murder, party, lounge, and stench. What a clever rhyming picture book! A colorfully illustrated poem identifying collective nouns. Media, Nonprofit and Community Outreach Ambush of Tigers seeks to promote communities and nonprofit organizations through media, outreach and connection-buildingWe live and love on the lands of the Coast Salish in the Pacific Northwest in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington, between the Koma Kulshan Mountain and the waters of the Salish Sea