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The apostrophe causes more problems in the English language than any other aspect of grammar. Grown adults with a university education don’t know how to use it properly, and our high streets are filled with hilarious examples of its misuse. Join the pedants as they revolt against the misuse of this esse ...Show more
This book introduces readers to the climate, landforms, plants, animals, and people of Australia. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes ...Show more
A fresh new edition of this highly acclaimed and strong selling dictionary. This book allows students to use phonic attack to find both regular and irregular spellings. Students can look up a word as it sounds - if they are correct, they will find it in black, if they are wrong they will find it in red, ...Show more
Category: Reference | Series: Australian Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Reference Ser.
The Australian Pocket Oxford Dictionary (APOD) is an indispensable guide to English as it is written and spoken in Australia. First published in 1976, the APOD is Australia's bestselling dictionary. Extensive and versatile, this dictionary is firmly established as Australia's favourite reference in scho ...Show more
Alain Gree's 'My Illustrated Encyclopedia' is the largest and most comprehensive title published to-date by Button Books using the iconic illustrations from the archives of Alain Gree. The book contains a beautiful and eclectic selection of many of Alain's most well-known and loved images. Covering a h ...Show more
This is the atlas for twenty-first-century readers. It's packed with information about the way in which communities and cultures around the world have been shaped by their local environments, and it looks at the ideas and initiatives that are shaping the future.
A guide to the world's flags, their history and design. Did you know that the flag of the United States has been modified 32 times? And that the Jolly Roger is still flown today? Every flag raised through time has a remarkable history tied to the identity and history of whoever is flying it. 1000 Flags ...Show more
The Compact Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dict ...Show more
The must-have reference for novel writers If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out.Veteran literary agent Donald M ...Show more
The Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier - How to Solve the Mysteries of Weak Writing by Bonnie Trenga
The Seven Writing Mysteries that Really MatterMost people think that good grammar leads to good writing. But the truth is that while good writing may be technically correct, it's also strong, concise, and specific.This guide identifies the seven writing weaknesses that editors everywhere must fix again ...Show more
The Irrisistible Novel - How to Craft an Extraordinary Story That Engages Readers from Start to Finish by Jeff Gerke
Discover Your Voice and Enthrall Readers! The crad with various debates04 : Should I include a prologue? Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript? Just how much backstory--if any--can I include in my story? These questions--and their often-contradictory answers--can cause confusion, frustration, ...Show more
The gorgeous volume explores a wide range of kid-friendly topics, using text, illustrations, infographics, and photography, all in an upscale package that blings with the best of them. In keeping with Britannica’s reputation for expert involvement, each spread include a credit to the expert involved wi ...Show more