What is a compound word? You'll find the answer inside this book - it's a stockpile of compound words! Brian P. Cleary's upbeat rhymes bring compound words to life. Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? overturns traditional grammar lessons. Listen to this book with everyone you know and share in the delight of the sense - and nonsense - of words.