An Exaltation of Larks

An Exaltation of Larks

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Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
This edition of a humorous 1978 thesaurus of collective nouns has been expanded to include more than one thousand nouns and phrases

Publisher: Viking, 1991
ISBN: 9780670300440
0670300446
Branch Call Number: 423.1 Lip

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Feb 03, 2019

This is an amusing reference book that I found at a library book sale years ago and still enjoy flipping through it now and then! A good companion book to this if you'd like to introduce the concept of animal group names to kids is A Storytelling of Ravens by Kyle Lukoff, which uses a much smaller selection of animals in story format to teach group names.

KCLSRecommends Apr 28, 2014

When it comes to groups of animals OR members of certain jobs, you can't just say "a bunch of..."! Of course there are 'schools of fish' and 'prides of lions' but there are many more such terms including the incomparable "exaltation of larks." Addictive reading once you get started -- even for a "browse of readers"!

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