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    DescriptionCommas and apostrophes arenat the only punctuation marks that can cause big trouble if theyare put in the wrong place. Now, Truss and Timmons put hyphens, parentheses, quotation marks, periods, and more in the spotlight, showing how which marks you choose and where you put them can cause hilarious mix-ups.


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    Title
    Twenty-Odd Ducks
    Subtitle
    Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lynne Truss, Illustrated by Bonnie Timmons
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 308 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780399250583
    ISBN 10: 0399250581
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX, LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YQCS
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC21: 428.2
    DC22: 428.2
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Libri: I-C4
    B&T Book Type: EN
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01400000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF028000
    B&T Approval Code: X01880000
    BISAC V2.8: JNF029000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12911
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PE1450 .T757 2008
    BISAC V2.8: JNF029020
    Thema V1.0: YN, YPCA4
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Putnam Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Putnam Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    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.