Hold Your Horses!

(And Other Peculiar Sayings)

From the Set Sayings and Phrases

Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally discover the true meanings behind some of the world's strangest idioms, such as 'Hold your horses.'

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  • As the crow flies
  • Better safe than sorry
  • Burn the candle at both ends
  • Change of heart
  • Child's play
  • The coast is clear
  • Easier said than done
  • Fit to be tied
  • Get in on the ground floor
  • Get your act together
  • Go for broke
  • Happy-go-lucky
  • Hold your horses
  • In the doghouse
  • Leave no stone unturned
  • The lion's share
  • Mark my words
  • Neck of the woods
  • No skin off my nose
  • Off the hook
  • On the house
  • Pack it in
  • Piece of cake
  • Pull it off
  • Put your foot in your mouth
  • Red carpet treatment
  • Rule the roost
  • Sit tight
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 428.1
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Guided Reading Level M
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781602536814, 9781623230388
Copyright 2011, 2013
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 9.5 x 8, 9.5 x 8
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Author: Cynthia Amoroso

Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. She is currently an assistant superintendent in a suburban metropolitan school district. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes.

Illustrator: Mernie Gallagher-Cole

Mernie Gallagher-Cole is a children's book illustrator living in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She loves drawing every day. Her illustrations can also be found on greeting cards, puzzles, e-books, and educational apps.