ISBN-10: 1505874823

ISBN-13: 9781505874822

earlier than the times of Schoolhouse Rock’s jingles like “Conjunction Junction,” there has been the playful primer "Grammar-Land," which has been educating little ones (and adults short of a refresher) the fundamental ideas of English grammar due to the fact that its first booklet in 1878.

In the allegorical international of Grammar-Land, the 9 elements of speech—rich Mr. Noun, his invaluable buddy Pronoun, little ragged Article, talkative Adjective, busy Dr. Verb and Adverb, perky Preposition, handy Conjunction, and irksome Interjection—are dropped at trial by means of pass judgement on Grammar to settle disputes over the principles of language. each one a part of speech is named in flip to take the stand, the place they're wondered by way of health care provider Syntax and Sergeant Parsing. during the a laugh trial, the reader, might be with out even understanding it, is uncovered to an important ideas of grammar.

“A schoolmarm’s dream—a little orange e-book that that goals to coach grammar, that hallowed ‘art of conversing and writing a language with propriety.’ Nesbitt’s tackle English grammar is as whimsical because it is authoritarian, making this the type of ebook that each innovative, word-obsessed baby may still continue below her pillow.”—New Yorker e-book Bench blog

About the Author:
M. L. Nesbitt is the writer of a number of books for kids, together with “Harold’s selection” and “Charlie’s Choice.”

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