The Boy Who Loved Words By: Roni Schotter Summary: A boy finds that his love of words helps a poet and then helps him spread the word to others. Genre: General fiction Writing Traits that can be taught with the book: Word Choice, Ideas, Organization Writing Technique that can be taught with the book:Sentence structure
The only thing Roger likes better than exploring the world around him is describing it. And Roger describes most things as fabulous! But his parents have a different view. They want Roger to see things the way they do, so they ban "fabulous" from his vocabulary. Fabulously illustrated by Peter Ferguson, this cheerful tale will have children rejoicing along with Roger at all the fabulous--no, marvelous! no, dazzling!--things that await him when he steps outside.