The Word Circus

The Word Circus

A Letter-perfect Book

Book - 1998
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A book of wordplay offers hundreds of acrostics, anagrams, puns, riddles, spoonerisms, and skill-testing word games.

Book News
Sit on a potato pan, Otis! Lederer, an International Punster of the Year, conducts a dazzling circus of words, spinning the alphabet into acrostics, anagrams, grammagrams, kangaroo words, and every other conceivable manner of letter juggling. Once you've watched the three-ring show, you can try your skill at word games. Includes whimsical two-color illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

"A fun and frolicking book of wordplay. Hundreds of acrostics, anagrams, puns, riddles, and spoonerisms. Features a full chapter of skill-testing word games."

Publisher: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster Publishers, 1998.
ISBN: 9780877793540
Branch Call Number: 423.028 LED // LC 423.028 LED
Characteristics: xiii, 295 p. : ill. ; 18 x 18 cm.


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