Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

byMark Dunn

Paperback | September 17, 2002

Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
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Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal phrase containing all the letters of the alphabet, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.”

Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island’s Council, which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel. The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl’s fight for freedom of expression, as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere.
Title:Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in LettersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.16 X 0.61 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.16 X 0.61 inPublished:September 17, 2002Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385722435

ISBN - 13:9780385722438

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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