Darla B. Dazzle is all ready to compete in the school talent show. Will she blow everyone away with her roller-skating routine or will another contestant steal her thunder? Read this rib-tickling story to find out and learn 12 weather idioms! Series Information Idiom Tales are super-funny stories designed to introduce kids to dozens of must-know idioms. What are idioms? Idioms are colorful expressions that mean something different from what the actual words say, such as dog-tired or in a pickle. Why is it important for everyone to learn idioms? Because these common sayings help kids "crack the code" of the English language and become better readers, writers, and communicators.