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The right word : Roget and his thesaurus / by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

By: Bryant, Jennifer.
Contributor(s): Sweet, Melissa, 1956- [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids MI : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014Description: 37 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802853851; 0802853854.Subject(s): Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869 -- Juvenile literature | Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Philologists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869. Thesaurus of English words and phrases -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 409.2 | B Summary: A picture book biography describing how Peter Roget, who loved words and books, began writing lists of words and organizing them so he could find exactly the right word when he needed it. Recounts how Roget's lists grew into a world-famous reference book.
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A picture book biography describing how Peter Roget, who loved words and books, began writing lists of words and organizing them so he could find exactly the right word when he needed it. Recounts how Roget's lists grew into a world-famous reference book.

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