Return of The Word Spy

Return of The Word Spy

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Dear Readers, I'm back! Yes, I've returned to take you on a dizzying journey through the strange and wonderful wilderness of words ...For all those fans of The Word Spy, here she is again! Join her on a new expedition that goes even deeper into the magical realms of language. Discover hidden and silent languages, the secrets of grammar, dying words, newborn words ...and even crack a code along the way. Are you ready? Open up the book and let's go! Words on The Return of the Word Spy- 'Like an old friend, the charming Word Spy is back once more to extend our knowledge of written and spoken English ...' Magpies Magazine 'I-ay oved-lay e-thay ord-way py-say. That's Pig Latin for I loved The Word Spy! The best book I have ever read ...' Rowina Nathan, Age 10 Winner of the CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 130 x 184 x 17mm | 340g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • PUFFIN
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143306146
  • 9780143306146

About Ursula Dubosarsky

Ursula Dubosarsky is widely regarded as one of the most talented and original writers in Australia today. She is the author of over 40 books for children and young adults, which have won a number of national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards. Alongside her fiction for older children, Ursula has a wonderful talent for picture books such as the highly popular The Terrible Plop and Too Many Elephants in This House, which have both been adapted as successful stage productions. She has also written the non-fiction Word Spy books about the English language, both of which also won major national awards. Ursula has a PhD in English literature from Macquarie University and lives in Sydney with her family.
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