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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do…

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

by Lynne Truss

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I really enjoyed the adult version of this book, so I was excited to see the children's version. The visuals are educational and entertaining. They show how one misplaced comma can change the meaning of a sentence. My favorite example illustrates the difference between "Eat here, and get gas" versus "Eat here and get gas." I'd love to have these posters on my wall. While the visuals demonstrate how to use a comma, I was happy usage rules explained for each example. ( )
  ewalker1 | Jan 15, 2016 |
This informative mentor text shows how the placing of commas can completely change the meaning of a sentence. Humorous illustrations are bound to keep students, primarily second through fourth grade, interested and engaged. ( )
  jenniferm14 | Nov 21, 2015 |
Picture-book version of the original book by Truss. Perfect for kids! ( )
  engpunk77 | Aug 14, 2015 |
Grammar Instruction; any content area.
  BdF | Jul 30, 2015 |
Illustrations demonstrate meaning of comma placement.
For grammar and writing lessons. ( )
  CindyMcClain | Jul 9, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399244913, Hardcover)

Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing or leaving out a comma can change the meaning of a sentence completely.

This picture book is sure to elicit gales of laughter—and better punctuation—from all who read it.

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See how using (or not using) a comma can change the meaning of a sentence.

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