Big Words for Little Geniuses


By Susan Patterson

By James Patterson

Illustrated by Hsinping Pan

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Teach the little learner in your life the world’s biggest words with this fun, adorably illustrated picture book for kids.

Filled with amazing A-to-Z art, this clever New York Times bestselling picture book by James and Susan Patterson includes sophisticated words and definitions for clever children to learn. This is the perfect gift for the little ones in your life with “bibliomania,” who will appreciate the “juxtaposition” of impressive words and bright, beautiful illustrations. Includes a list of extra words in the back for further learning.

Delightfully whimsical artwork by artist Hsinping Pan brings these big words to life, making this early foray into learning fun for all.


For Lorraine: A numerologist and a cruciverbalist in the most frabjous sort of way! — S. P.

For Jack: A woolgathering whangdoodle if ever there was one! — J. P.

For Ray: The incomparable life companion who is perpetually there for me! — H. P.

Arachibutyrophobia is the alarming fear of peanut butter sticking to the top of your mouth!

Bibliomania (bib-lee-oh-MAY-nee-ah)
You have bibliomania if you love to collect as many books as you can.

Catawampus (ca-tah-WOMP-us)
Catawampus means tilted, diagonal, or just a little bit crooked.

Dulcifluous (dull-SIH-floo-iss)
The delightful word dulcifluous sounds like what it means: flowing sweetly and gently.


On Sale
Sep 4, 2017
Page Count
32 pages
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Susan Patterson

About the Author

Susan Solie Patterson has a Bachelor of Science/Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she was also an All-American swimmer. She is the author of Big Words for Little Geniuses, a New York Times bestseller.

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James Patterson

About the Author

James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author, best known for his many enduring fictional characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, I Funny, and Jacky Ha-Ha. Patterson’s writing career is characterized by a single mission: to prove to everyone, from children to adults, that there is no such thing as a person who “doesn’t like to read,” only people who haven’t found the right book. He’s given over a million books to schoolkids and over forty million dollars to support education, and endowed over five thousand college scholarships for teachers. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.

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