Woe is I Jr.
The Younger Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in PlainEnglish
ISBN 9780399243318 | 176 pages | 10 May 2007 | Putnam Juvenile | 9.25 x 6.25in | 9 - AND UP years
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Who ever said grammar can't be funny?
As Patricia T. O'Conner proved in the adult version of Woe Is I, grammar can entertaining and easy to understand. And now she's made it fun for middle-graders. With funny chapter names like "Incredible Shrinking Words," silly poems about meatballs, and examples that reference Shrek and earwax jelly beans, kids will know this isn't a dry, boring reference book-conversational language and humorous examples painlessly illuminate the rules of the English language.
Like a humorous Strunk and White for fourth through eighth graders, this is destined to become a must-have for every English classroom and student.
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