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Guppies in Tuxedos Funny Eponyms

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ISBN-10: 0547031882

ISBN-13: 9780547031880

Edition: 1988

Authors: Marvin Terban, Giulio Maestro

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A person or place that becomes a word is an eponym, and here we have the surprising stories behind more than a hundred eponymous words.
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.81" wide x 9.00" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Marvin Terban's popular wordplay books for Clarion include IN A PICKLE AND OTHER FUNNY IDIOMS and TO HOT TO HOOT: FUNNY PALINDROME RIDDLES. He lives in New York City.

Giulio Maestro was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1942. He received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Cooper Union in New York City. He worked in advertising for five years before becoming an illustrator. Since 1969, he has illustrated more than 125 books for young readers including numerous nonfiction books with his wife Betsy. He is also the author of a number of stories and riddle collections including The Tortoise's Tug of War. He has co-authored several books with his son Marco including What Do You Hear When Cows Sing and Other Silly Riddles and Geese Find the Missing Piece: School Time Riddle Rhymes.