Punctuation Celebration (Hardcover)

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Punctuation marks come alive in this clever picture book featuring fourteen playful poems. Periods stop sentences in a baker's shop, commas help a train slow down, quotation marks tell people what to do, and colons stubbornly introduce lists. This appealing primer is a surefire way to make punctuation both accessible and fun for kids.

About the Author

ELSA KNIGHT BRUNO taught kindergarten for twenty-nine years. She has published fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in many children's magazines. "Punctuation Celebration" is her first picture book. She lives in Sylvania, Ohio. JENNY WHITEHEAD is the author-illustrator of "Holiday Stew: A Kid's Portion of Holiday and Seasonal Poems "and "Lunch Box Mail and Other Poems." She lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

Praise For…

Praise for Punctuation Celebration:

“Here's a poetic way to learn punctuation — 14 rhyming poems, with illustrated examples of hyphens, colons and other acrobatic punctuation at work. It's playfully instructive.”—USA Today

“Teachers presenting punctuation will be glad to have such a lighthearted interpretation of the topic to share with their classes.”—Booklist

“For those looking for a quick punctuation review in a fresh style, this will do nicely.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Bruno’s writing is clear and lively throughout… Bright collages of children of various ethnicities engaged in diverse activities complement the text… Bruno’s comprehensive approach to the topic offers good value to smaller collections.”School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780805079739
ISBN-10: 0805079734
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: July 21st, 2009
Pages: 32
Language: English