Can You Eat, Shoot & Leave? (Workbook), Paperback Book


The punctuation workout for sticklers and rookies alike. The punctuation panda is back! Armed with a permanent marker, a smidgen of confidence, and a copy of `Can You Eat, Shoot and Leave?', everyone now has the chance to become a member of the punctuation elite. Established punctuation sticklers:Fine-tune existing skills, taking guilty pleasure from testing your (already somewhat unsettling) seventh sense. Confused novices:Never again inflict flawed and perplexing punctuation on your innocent readers. The only official workbook for the international bestseller `Eats, Shoots and Leaves.' * Introductory Cosmo-style questionnaire helps readers identify their level of punctuation prowess.* Mirrors the structure and light-hearted style of Lynne Truss's hugely popular `Eats, Shoots and Leaves'.

Topics include apostrophes, commas, colons and semicolons, hyphens and more.* Each chapter concentrates on one particular punctuation mark. Origin, usage rules and their exceptions introduce the entertaining activities which have a `challenge-yourself' format.* The bite-sized exercises in each chapter and longer texts in `The Final Challenge' put punctuation skills to the test.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: Usage & grammar guides
  • ISBN: 9780007440931

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