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Written by SUSAN SCHUBERT | Illustrated by RAQUEL BONITA
You've probably heard the expression “when pigs fly," but did you know that in Spain they say “when frogs grow hair" and in Nigeria “when chickens have teeth"? A rib-tickling collection of idioms from around the world. But the question is: will you believe them...?
Derby Children's Book Award Longlist 2021
'I loved so much of this book! It's a funny book about idioms for young children and celebrates diversity in a fun way' – Youth Services Book Review, 5 STARS
'Such a fun book! It will spark the imagination of readers and encourage them to play with language themselves!' – Caroline Fielding, CILIP YLG London chair
'With a world map, exploration of complex and playful language and inclusive illustrations, there is lots to enjoy in this book. There is certainly a lot that will have little ones giggling!' – Father Reading Every Day
'A very weird and silly book. If you’ve never heard of idioms you should read this book. After you read it you will have fun making up more silly sentences' – Xavier, Age 5, Kids' Book Buzz, 5 STARS