storybook


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sto·ry·book

 (stôr′ē-bo͝ok′)
n.
A book containing a collection of stories, usually for children.
adj.
Occurring in or resembling the style or content of a storybook: storybook characters; a storybook romance.

storybook

(ˈstɔːrɪˌbʊk)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a book containing stories, esp for children
adj
unreal or fantastic: a storybook world.

sto•ry•book

(ˈstɔr iˌbʊk, ˈstoʊr-)

n.
1. a book that contains a story or stories, esp. for children.
adj.
2. idealized in the manner of a storybook: a storybook romance.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storybook - a book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
Translations

storybook

[ˈstɔːrɪbʊk]
A. Nlibro m de cuentos
B. ADJ a storybook endingun final como el de una novela

storybook

story book, story-book [ˈstɔːribʊk] nlivre m d'histoires, livre m de contesstoryline story line [ˈstɔːrilaɪn] n [film] → scénario m; [book, play] → intrigue f

storybook

[ˈstɔːrɪˌbʊk] nlibro di racconti
References in classic literature ?
First, I was wasting the time I ought to have put on my studies; and secondly, I was deceiving my teacher in trying to make it appear I was reading a history when it was a storybook instead.
You have no business to be taking storybooks to school.
Now and then, in this workaday world, things do happen in the delightful storybook fashion, and what a comfort it is.
Wolves is fine things in a storybook, and I dessay when they gets in packs and does be chivyin' somethin' that's more afeared than they is they can make a devil of a noise and chop it up, whatever it is.
None of your storybook writers will ever make as good a book as this, I warrant me.
But as my little conductress, with her hair of gold and her frock of blue, danced before me round corners and pattered down passages, I had the view of a castle of romance inhabited by a rosy sprite, such a place as would somehow, for diversion of the young idea, take all color out of storybooks and fairytales.
He had entitled the story "Adventure," and it was the apotheosis of adventure - not of the adventure of the storybooks, but of real adventure, the savage taskmaster, awful of punishment and awful of reward, faithless and whimsical, demanding terrible patience and heartbreaking days and nights of toil, offering the blazing sunlight glory or dark death at the end of thirst and famine or of the long drag and monstrous delirium of rotting fever, through blood and sweat and stinging insects leading up by long chains of petty and ignoble contacts to royal culminations and lordly achievements.
Laura Wall's 'Goose's Cake Bake' storybook was read and donated to the students.
"Bank for Everyone", a 360-degree communications campaign, conceptualized and executed by DFCC Bank's creative communications partner, Storybook is creating waves of interest among the target audiences.
Maliha Abidi, author of Pakistan for Women, celebrates women from all walks of life in her illustrated storybook.
Additionally, each unit begins with a storybook that sets the context for the activities and integrates English language arts and social studies into the lesson.
UPS Philippines and Air21 recently formalized their partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) for the program, 'Sa Pagbasa, May Pag-asa [Hope in Reading],' a storybook donation campaign for public-school students.