Something went wrong. I loved this biographical account about the man who was behind the thesaurus. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Discover more about Jen Bryant and her books as … But he didnt write stories; he wrote lists. by Melissa Sweet. In 1824 Roget married Mary Taylor (1795–1833), daughter of Jonathan Hobson. An excellent illustrated biography.—Joanna K. Fabicon, Los Angeles Public Library. It contains over 230,000 words and is organized based on concepts rather than alphabetically. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014 | ISBN 978-0802853851. Learn more about Import fee deposit here. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, Classified and Arranged so as to Fascilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition(1852)の著者で、シソーラスの祖とされるロジェの伝記は評者の知る限りは下記の3部が発行されているが、. Roget's Thesaurus is the world's most famous and trusted word-finder. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Try again. . 2015 Caldecott Honor BookFor shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn t long before Peter began writing his own book. Narrator 5: You too, can feel the power. A picture book biography of Roget entitled The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus was published by Eerdmans Books in 2014. Buy The Right Word: Roget And His Thesaurus (Chinese Edition) 1st by Jane Bryant (ISBN: 9787539784793) from Amazon's Book Store. After reading this book, I finally knew what a thesaurus actually was--not an online source of synonyms, or words that mean the same thing, but a treasure house of ideas and words that belong together topically. It wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book—not a story, but lists. I need Roget's Thesaurus to think of enough adjectives for this amazing book. Things!to!ThinkAbout!Before!Reading!the!Book% Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet did a wonderful job portraying Roget and his penchant for words and lists. However, it was only after retiring from the duties of Secretary of the Royal Society that he was able to amplify the volume and create the now famous 1852 edition. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. ISBN 0802853851. He read it to himself, slowly (explaining that he wanted to really look at the pictures). Reviewed in the United States on February 25, 2017. Historical Biographies for Children (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. As a teen, inspired by the botanist Linnaeus, Roget made lists in … Bryant describes bibliophile Roget, taking him from a timid, studious child who was always compiling lists to an accomplished doctor who by 1805 had compiled the beginnings of the first thesaurus. There's a problem loading this menu right now. But the biography unveils a fascinating history. Peter Roget, the man who penned the first and most famous of all thesauruses, grew... read more. Roget strikes me as a rather interesting man to study with his word fascination as well as interest in many aspects of science so I found the author's and illustrator's notes at the end thoroughly intriguing. Jen Bryant has written numerous books for young readers, including Georgia's Bones and A River ofWords, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Honor Award.Her book A Splash of Red (Knopf)received the Schneider Family Book Award and theNCTE Orbis Pictus Award for nonfiction. Helpful. 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