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Palindromania!

Jon Agee

Square Fish

The ultimate celebration for the palindromic year 2002!

What exactly is "palindromania"? It's the inability to see the word STRAW without thinking WARTS. It's the powerful impulse to reverse the name OPRAH to make it HARPO. It's the uncontrollable urge to buy A TOYOTA. It's an obsession with words and phrases that read exactly the same forwards and backwards. And now, in his most entertaining and extensive volume, Jon Agee, the prime purveyor of palindromes, has taken this unique word phenomenon to a whole new level. Featuring themed sections, comic-strip-style stories, and even lengthy monologues, Agee's collection of over 160 familiar and unfamiliar palindromes paired with all-new masterly cartoons is a treasure for word-lovers young and old.
Palindromania! is a 2003 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Praise for Palindromania!

"For Jon Agee, creating palindromes is irrepressible." --Associated Press

"A creative, comedic gem." - Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jon Agee

  • JON AGEE has written and illustrated five previous books of wordplay, including Who Ordered the Jumbo Shrimp? and Other Oxymorons. He lives in San Francisco, California.
  • Jon Agee Copyright 2000 Steve Borns
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Palindromania!

Jon Agee

Parents Magazine, Best Children's Books of the Year, IRA-CBC Children's Choices, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A, NYPL Books for the Teen Age, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
  • Trade Paperback

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Square Fish

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