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Life is a Bowl

Full of Cherries a book of food idioms and silly pictures

written by Vanita Oelschlager illustrated by Robin Hegan

This is something that is very flat. “The school bus ran over my lunch and left it flat as a pancake.�

I wish I could co ve my ears! r

Somebo d pour syr y up on him!

Flat as a pancake

Who put him on t op the stack of ?

is Ugh, he !!! SO FLAT

Couch potato

This is a person who is lazy and lies around on the couch watching TV all day. “Billy was a couch potato until he got interested in playing basketball.”

ed I’m plant ’t n an d I ca get up!

Where is? n the moo

This is something you think you can do that is unrealistic. “Being an astronaut at 13 is a pie-in-the-sky dream.�

Pie-in-the-sky The moo nee de d an vacation.

Life is a Bowl

“ This book is not your ninth grade teacher’s English lesson on idiomatic expressions! Vanita Oelschlager and Robin Hegan’s work brings fun, laughter and life to some of the best examples of our complex and delightful language. Young children are “ripe for the picking” when it comes to literacy development, and this book is a great tool for both the home and classroom.” Katherine Y. Hatcher Director of Lower School Lake Ridge Academy North Ridgeville, Ohio


Full of Cherries

Life is a Bowl full of Cherries  

A book of food idioms and silly pictures. Written by Vanita Oelschlager and illustrated by Robin Hegan.

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