Twenty-odd Ducks: Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts! by Lynne TrussTwenty-odd Ducks: Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts! by Lynne Truss

Twenty-odd Ducks: Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts!

byLynne TrussIllustratorBonnie Timmons

Hardcover | August 21, 2008

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Commas and apostrophes aren?t the only punctuation marks that can cause big trouble if they?re put in the wrong place. Now, Truss and Timmons put hyphens, parentheses, quotation marks, periods, and more in the spotlight, showing how which marks you choose and where you put them can cause hilarious mix-ups.
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...
Title:Twenty-odd Ducks: Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts!Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.91 × 7.31 × 0.36 inPublished:August 21, 2008Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399250581

ISBN - 13:9780399250583

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8