The Lost Words

From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world All over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

The Word Collector

Some people collect stamps.Some people collect coins.Some people collect art.And Jerome Jerome collected words In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him short and sweet words, two syllable treats, and multisyllable words th

Stegothesaurus

A fun, playful, energetic story starring two stegosauruses and one stegothesaurus about family and synonyms for the young word lover in your home, residence, or abode Stegothesaurus s love of language has always put him at odds with his stegosaurus brothers So when he makes a friend an allothe

Sticks & Stones

A feel good middle grade debut with just a hint of magic about a girl who has a rare disorder that makes the words other people say about her appear on her body Ever since she was a baby, the words people use to describe Elyse have instantly appeared on her arms and legs At first it was just cute

Other-Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely from Around the World

Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first Other Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

The Comma Queen returns with a buoyant book about language, love, and the wine dark sea In her New York Times bestseller Between You Me, Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in The New Yorker s celebrated copy department In Greek to Me, she delivers

W Is For Webster: Noah Webster and his American Dictionary

From an early age, Noah Webster was an odd fellow who liked to talk big and loved learning He thought America needed its own national language and knew he was just the man to create it He started with a speller, including everyday words like scab, grub, and mop, and moved on to create a smal

The Best Punctuation Book, Period

PUNCTUATE WITH CONFIDENCE NO MATTER THE STYLE Confused about punctuation There s a reason Everywhere you turn, publications seem to follow different rules on everything from possessive apostrophes to hyphens to serial commas Then there are all the gray areas of punctuation situations the rule b

If the S in Moose Comes Loose

Spelling has never been so zany When the S in MOOSE comes loose, Cow must find the missing letters and glue MOOSE back together Perfect for fans of Michael Hall and Sandra Boynton Rollicking, clever, and a great way to have fun with letters, If the S in Moose Comes Loose is a seriously wild ride

Ebenezer Has a Word for Everything

Ebenezer collects words But it s hard to find someone who shares his passion.No one seems to understand Ebenezer s word collections, but his efforts are finally appreciated when he meets Fitzgerald Fitzgerald doesn t have a word collection but he does have lots of ideas Together, they can make s

The Plan

As a father and daughter cope with a loss, they rediscover an important piece of family history and begin building a new life Alison Paul and Barbara Lehman s innovative picture book collaboration proves the only difference between reality and a dream is a plan.

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

In Eats, Shoots Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely concerned about our current grammatical state, boldly defends proper punctuation She proclaims, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful an