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Kim Reads Books About Things

I like most books, particularly children's and YA. The fact that I am 21 does not and will never hinder this, and it shouldn't. A good book is a good book is a good book. Anyway. I'll read anything I can get my hands on if the mood suits me.

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus - Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet Fantastic picture book biography of the man indirectly responsible for most of the world's purple prose problems.

In all seriousness, this book is hard not to love. Bryant's prose is eloquent, Sweet's art is incredible, and the subject matter is presented beautifully. I remember really liking A River of Words back when I read it in 2009, and this one is even better. When I have kids, this is a must for their picture book library. Though that may just be because I've loved words ever since I was about eight years old, much like Roget...