Abracadabra to Zombie
More Than 300 Wacky Word OriginsUnknown - 2003
From hocus-pocus to the Harlem Globetrotters to the Oh Henry! candy bar, Don and Pam Wulffson explore how ordinary and extraordinary words and names came to be. Perfect for trivia fans and word lovers of all ages, Abracadabra to Zombieis packed with off-the-wall origin stories (arranged alphabetically), including all fifty state names, the months of the year, and much, much more. Kids, parents, and teachers will be swapping word trivia long after the last page has been read!
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2003.
Branch Call Number: J 422 WUL
Characteristics: 150 p. : ill.
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