From the author of Buzzy the Bumblebee comes a child's hilarious visual interpretation of such parental idioms and witticisms as 'Hold your horses;' 'Money doesn't grow on trees;' and 'I have eyes in the back of my head.' 'Cat got your toungue?' My momma likes to say. I'm not sure what she means but I like it anyway. My cat has never tried to take my tongue away. But if he did, he'd find that it can stretch a long, long way.
Stu has always loved living near a zoo and pretending to conduct the "music" of the animals there, so when he learns that Mr. Wolfe is trying to shut the place down, Stu hatches a plan to save his animal friends' home.
Bullied as a gay teenager, especially while performing in a high school musical, Uncle Ash, who is marrying his boyfriend, refuses to dance at his wedding, but flower girl Willow is determiend to change her favorite uncle's mind.
"Proverbs, clichés, and idioms are introduced in rhyme and illustrated as a young child's literal interpretation. Each expression includes information about its origin and original meaning"--Provided by publisher.