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

Book review by Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media
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Silly sentences keep kids laughing without pause.

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Based on 3 reviews

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Book Details

  • Author: Lynne Truss
  • Illustrator: Bonnie Timmons
  • Genre: Learning
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publication date: September 10, 2006
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 4 - 7
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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