Dreyer's English (Adapted for Young Readers)
Good Advice for Good Writing
Juvenile: Age (years) from 10, Grade (US) from 5
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Language Arts / Grammar
Feb 09, 2021
5.75 x 8.56 x 0.97 in | 0.92 lb
Random House Children's Books
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
- Author Bio
Adapted from the New York Times bestseller by Random House’s longtime copy chief, this informative and witty guide to writing and grammar, written especially for a younger audience, entertains as well as instructs.
Full of advice, insider wisdom, and fascinating facts, this book will prove to be invaluable to anyone who wants to be confident in their writing skills, or anyone who enjoys the power of language. Explored throughout are the mysteries of using punctuation, word choice decisions, and more, presented in a clear, concise and accessible manner made fun!
Praise for the New York Times bestseller DREYER’S ENGLISH: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine,Paste, and Shelf Awareness
“Essential (and delightful!)”—People
“Playful, smart, self-conscious, and personal…One encounters wisdom and good sense on nearly every page.”—The Wall Street Journal
“Destined to become a classic.”—The Millions
“Dreyer can help you…with tips on punctuation and spelling…. Even better: He’ll entertain you while he’s at it.”—Newsday
FOR LANGUAGE ENTHUSIASTS: For kids who are interested in polishing their writing skills for school, on social media, or for those who are budding writers, this is an invaluable reference made accessible from an expert who kids will find interesting and entertaining.
LEARNING MADE FUN: Librarians and teachers will appreciate this work as a learning tool to use in their everyday work with kids. Parents will appreciate having an accessible and engaging learning reference their kids will enjoy using.
KNOWN EXPERT IN THE PUBLISHING WORLD: Dreyer has been in publishing for twenty-five years, nearly fifteen of them as the managing editor and copy chief of Random House.
SOCIAL MEDIA: Dreyer’s following on Social Media continues to increase with almost 61K followers currently. He uses the popular hashtag #CopyEditingProTip.
Author Website: BenjaminDreyer.com
Author Social Media: @BCDreyer on Twitter and Instagram
"An excellent resource for students and likely even more useful to those who teach them.” —The Horn Book