The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes!

The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes!


By (author) Lynne Truss, Illustrated by Bonnie Timmons


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  • Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 183mm x 272mm x 10mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 10 July 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0399247068
  • ISBN 13: 9780399247064
  • Sales rank: 15,528

Product description

Just as the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves hilariously demystified the comma, this companion book does the same for apostrophes. Silly scenes throughout show how apostrophes make a difference, too, in proper punctuation. Full color.

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Author information

Lynne Truss is a writer and journalist who started out as a literary editor with a blue pencil and then got sidetracked. The author of three novels and numerous radio comedy dramas, she spent six years as the television critic of "The Times of London," followed by four (rather peculiar) years as a sports columnist for the same newspaper. She won Columnist of the Year for her work for Women's Journal. Lynne Truss also hosted Cutting a Dash, a popular BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation. She now reviews books for the Sunday Times of London and is a familiar voice on BBC Radio 4. She lives in Brighton, England. BONNIE TIMMONS is best known for inspiring and creating images for the television show "Caroline in the City" and illustrating numerous national ad campaigns.