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

By Lynne Truss
Illustrators Illustrated by Bonnie Timmons Publisher Putnam’s Imprint Putnam ISBN


Awards and Honors <I>Booksense</I> Book of the Year Award 2007, Children’s Literature, Honor

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

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Is that a huge, hot dog (a large panting pet)-or a huge hot dog (a giant frankfurter)? This illustrated version of the best-selling grammar book shows that "one little dot with a tail has the power to change the meaning of a sentence." For each example, two full-color pictures demonstrate how commas make a difference, and an appendix of punctuation rules explains why.
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