Punctuation Celebration

Punctuation Celebration

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805079739
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication date: 07/21/2009
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

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.

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Punctuation Celebration 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book makes learning punctuation fun and funny. My nine year old loves it. I know she will remember to plop her dot where the sentence stops, and shout with her exclamation point!
debnance on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Very clever short poems about punctuation marks. All are quite clever, possibly too clever for kids. Must test a few of these out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's not easy to compose poems about punctuation, and make them really work. This is a good effort, but falls short of a good poetry book.