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storybook

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n storybook a book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Of all the words Dr. Seuss made up in his storybooks, only one has stuck in the English vocabulary: grinch, which is refers to a killjoy -- and it took more than 20 years
    • n Storybook A book containing stories, or short narratives, either true or false.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n storybook A book containing one or more stories or tales; a printed collection of short tales.
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Usage

In literature:

You have no business to be taking storybooks to school.
"Anne Of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Now and then, in this workaday world, things do happen in the delightful storybook fashion, and what a comfort it is.
"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
I had to give an example, so I read a full page from a storybook.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
The melodramatic romance of the West is mostly in storybooks.
"The Highgrader" by William MacLeod Raine
Like the storybooks, you know.
"Tom Gerrard 1904" by Louis Becke
You can't kidnap a girl and rush her out of the country except in storybooks, colonel.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
We haven't got what the storybooks calls an embarrassment of riches, have we?
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
She looks pretty white, though, and what the storybooks call 'wan,' I reckon.
"The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch" by Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
I suppose I may read storybooks.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
We kept it till Miss Addie, dat is Mrs. Billy, give ma de Bible storybook, and den she copied our names in dat one.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Odds and ends of tracts and storybooks recurred to her.
"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas" by Lloyd Osbourne
Don't the hull kerboodle of 'em treat you like you was a prince in a storybook, as I've heard Billy tell about?
"A Sunny Little Lass" by Evelyn Raymond
Under this head we have suggested several books which belong to the "storybook" order.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
He was in deadly peril, as the storybooks say.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
I can read very well: won't you lend me one of your storybooks?
"Black Forest Village Stories" by Berthold Auerbach
Isn't it just like a storybook?
"The Third Class at Miss Kaye's" by Angela Brazil
She found Jill deep in a storybook.
"Jill's Red Bag" by Amy Le Feuvre
It was the way in which they told these things that made their journals as interesting as storybooks.
"Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)" by Hugo B. Froehlich
The storybook pictures that you have seen all your life come true at last.
"In Pastures New" by George Ade
What a storybook town it was!
"Mitz and Fritz of Germany" by Madeline Brandeis
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In poetry:

Color of lemon, mango, peach,
These storybook villas
Still dream behind
Shutters, thier balconies
Fine as hand-
Made lace, or a leaf-and-flower pen-sketch.
"Southern Sunrise" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Dickey caps storybook year with NL Cy Young.
The storybook wedding of Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton was a grand and colorful occasion.
MARK SCHLACHTENHAUFEN THE EDMOND SUN Aaron Driskel works on the house of straw of "Three Little Pigs" fame at the City of Edmond's Storybook Forest.
IStoryTime Releases Madagascar 3 Movie Storybook Deluxe App.
The Smurfs Invade Your iOS Device with iStoryTime Movie Storybook.
Dark of the Moon Mix and Match Storybook Hits App Store.
But for children attending Saturday's Storybook Park, the fairy tale will come to life.
IN 1968 at Storybook Forest, Ligonier, Pa. Carla (Bahr) Jalowiec on the right and Lori (Horvath) McFarland on the left of the Little Old Lady that Lived in the Shoe, spent the day enjoying all the fine characters of Storybook Forest.
A storybook wedding at a country farmhouse makes for a perfectly romantic ceremony.
Chris talks with Patrik Kasper from Wausau School of Dance about this year's Storybook Weekend on ArtsBlock.
Texans add another chapter to their storybook season.
The Undoing of Storybook Man Obama's weaknesses are exposed when he encounters a determined opponent.
Tue, November 20: Storybook Drama.
Storybook ending does not come for Oregon State and Sean Mannion.
Wolves' win sets up storybook semifinal.
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