Greedy Apostrophe by Jan Carr
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It's the moment all the punctuation marks have been eagerly awaiting: assignment time, There are plenty of open positions for apostrophes as contractions soon there's only one job left--for a possessive--and only one apostrophe to fill it: non other than Greedy Apostrophe. It's not long before his greed gets out of hand, and he jumps into signs where he doesn't belong. What will it take to put Greedy Apostrophe back in his place? This clever and zany language arts picture book will have kids eager to learn the tricks of using an apostrophe.

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Jan Carr lives in New York City, just a few blocks from Union Square. Ethan Long is an author and illustrator whose titles include "Ma ana Iguana "by Ann Whitford Paul, "The Riot Brothers "series by Mary Amato, and his own creations, "Stop Kissing Me! "and "Tickle the Duck! "Ethan's work has also appeared on TV: "Farm Force "won a Nextoons award in 2005 and "ZeFronk "premiered on Playhouse Disney in 2008.
Published April 1, 2007 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It’s not easy to explain the rules of punctuation in a clear and concise manner, but Carr and Long have succeeded not only in explaining the use of the apostrophe, but also in making this punctuation mark into the main character in a witty story.

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