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Grammar-land

£75.00

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Before the days of Schoolhouse Rock's jingles like "Conjunction Junction," and silly English class acronyms like the "Fan Boys," there was the playful primer Grammar-Land, which has been teaching children (and adults in need of a refresher) the basic rules of English grammar since its first publication in the 1870s. In the allegorical world of Grammar-Land, the nine parts of speech-rich Mr. Noun, his useful friend Pronoun, little ragged Article, talkative Adjective, busy Dr. Verb and Adverb, perky Preposition, convenient Conjunction, and irksome Interjection-are brought to trial by Judge Grammar to settle disputes over the rules of language. Each part of speech is called in turn to take the stand, where they are questioned by Doctor Syntax and Sergeant Parsing. In the course of the amusing trial, the reader, perhaps without even realizing it, is exposed to the most important rules of grammar. This charming facsimile edition once again brings the characters of Grammar-Land to life for the entertainment and edification of a new generation of adults and children alike.As new condition.

Item details

Author(s):
M L Nesbitt
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
17 x 13.5 cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712358064
ISBN-13:
9780712358064
Number of pages:
124
Publisher:
British Library
Title:
Grammar-land

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Before the days of Schoolhouse Rock's jingles like "Conjunction Junction," and silly English class acronyms like the "Fan Boys," there was the playful primer Grammar-Land, which has been teaching children (and adults in need of a refresher) the basic rules of English grammar since its first publication in the 1870s. In the allegorical world of Grammar-Land, the nine parts of speech-rich Mr. Noun, his useful friend Pronoun, little ragged Article, talkative Adjective, busy Dr. Verb and Adverb, perky Preposition, convenient Conjunction, and irksome Interjection-are brought to trial by Judge Grammar to settle disputes over the rules of language. Each part of speech is called in turn to take the stand, where they are questioned by Doctor Syntax and Sergeant Parsing. In the course of the amusing trial, the reader, perhaps without even realizing it, is exposed to the most important rules of grammar. This charming facsimile edition once again brings the characters of Grammar-Land to life for the entertainment and edification of a new generation of adults and children alike.As new condition.

Author(s):
M L Nesbitt
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
17 x 13.5 cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712358064
ISBN-13:
9780712358064
Number of pages:
124
Publisher:
British Library
Title:
Grammar-land

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