Here is the seventh title in the stunningly successful sequence that began in l996 with The Great Grammar Book. Through flaps, pop-up wizardry and superb illustrations, this ingenious book explains how to use commas, apostrophes, brackets, exclamation marks and lots more. By rescuing tadpole commas from a scary pike, finding all the creatures that have escaped from Punctuation Park and listening to the chattering monkeys' advice on how to use speech marks, children will soon feel confident about basic punctuation. Packed with clear and entertaining examples, this book makes punctuation both easy and fun!
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Kate Petty lived in Cornwall with her husband, Mike, before tragically dying from cancer in May 2007. She was both an extraordinary writer and an extraordinary person. The author of a number of novelty and pop-up books, including the innovative The Great Grammar Book and The Wonderful World Book, Kate was also involved in creating amazing books for the Eden Project children's book list. Jennie Maizels studied illustration at Central St Martin's School of Art and Design, and graduated in 1993. The Great Grammar Book by Kate Petty was Jennie's first children's book and has sold a quarter of a million copies. She is the illustrator of six other books in this pop-up series, including The Global Garden, The Super Science Book, The Wonderful World Book, The Magnificent Music Book, The Terrific Times Tables Book, The Perfect Pop-Up Punctuation Book, all by Kate Petty. She is also the author of Finger Food for Babies and Toddlers (Vermillion, 2003). Jennie lives in Hampshire with her husband and two children.Review:
"If punctuation had been made this much fun when I was little, maybe I wouldn't be so rubbish at it now" -- Nicola Davies Guardian "...the fizziest puncuation book around" -- Sally Williams Independent "...a wonderful, colourful, pop-up book for children..." Daily Telegraph "...squeezes all the possible fun out of commas and semicolons" -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times "It seems perfect" Children's Bookseller
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Descripción Bodley Head Children's Books, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110370328612
Descripción Bodley Head Children's Books, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0370328612