Mr. Mouthful Learns His Lesson


Genre: Picture Books
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Mr. Mouthful’s fancy, highfalutin talk causes comic moments with the kids he meets, who don’t understand him. But he learns better when faced with an emergency. A little girl has slipped off a dock and needs to be rescued—fast

BlueInk says of the book: "The story is charming, the characters amusing, and the illustrations polished and a perfect match for the tone. . . . Young readers will delight in the fun drawings, captivating characters, and silly situations.” Foreword Clarion calls it “a funny book.” Reviews from kids themselves (on the book’s website) describe it as “hilarious and original,” “amazing,” “unique,” “awesome,” and “divine,” with “outstanding words.”

The book’s message to kids: “Learn to love words, big and small, and learn which ones to use when."

Joseph Kimble is a semiretired law professor, the author of books on writing, a frequent speaker, and a collector of blues and rock art. He has won several national and international awards for his work in promoting clear public communication.


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