Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale

Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale


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Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale by Jan Carr, Ethan Long

It's the moment all the punctuation marks have been eagerly awaiting: assignment time, There are plenty of open positions for apostrophes as contractions soon there's only one job left--for a possessive--and only one apostrophe to fill it: non other than Greedy Apostrophe. It's not long before his greed gets out of hand, and he jumps into signs where he doesn't belong. What will it take to put Greedy Apostrophe back in his place? This clever and zany language arts picture book will have kids eager to learn the tricks of using an apostrophe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823422050
Publisher: Holiday House, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2009
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 895,035
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jan Carr has written several books for adults and children including "Frozen Noses" & "Splish, Splash, Spring," & "Swine Divine," illustrated by Robert Bender, Dark Day, Light Night, illustrated by James Ransome, and The Nature of the Best, illustrated by G. Brian Karas. In springtime, she especially loves to bring home big, fragrant bunches of lilacs and to smell the earthy scent in the air. She lives with her family in New York City.

Ethan Long is an illustrator and cartoonist. "School Library Journal" described his illustrations for "Oh Yeah!" by Tom Birdseye as "bursting with energy" and "deliciously menacing". He lives with his family in Florida.

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