The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes! by Lynne TrussThe Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes! by Lynne Truss

The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes!

byLynne TrussIllustratorBonnie Timmons

Hardcover | July 10, 2007

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Just as the use of commas was hilariously demystified in Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!, now Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons put their talents together to do the same for apostrophes. Everyone needs to know where to put an apostrophe to make a word plural or possessive (Are those sticky things your brother?s or your brothers?) and leaving one out of a contraction can give someone the completely wrong impression (Were here to help you).

Full of silly scenes that show how apostrophes make a difference, too, this is another picture book that will elicit bales of laughter and better punctuation from all who read it.

Lynne Truss is a writer and journalist who started out as a literary editor with a blue pencil and then got sidetracked. The author of three novels and numerous radio comedy dramas, she spent six years as the television critic of The Times of London, followed by four (rather peculiar) years as a sports columnist for the same newspaper...
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Title:The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes!Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.88 × 7.38 × 0.33 inPublished:July 10, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399247068

ISBN - 13:9780399247064

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 10

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