ISBN 9789350098134,The Word Spy

The Word Spy



Hachette India Publishers

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789350098134

ISBN-10 935009813X


Number of Pages 264 Pages
Language (English)

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)

The many secrets of the English language revealed, to help your language become better and stronger! a reader-friendly book with an informative and enjoyable approach, the word spy puts more than 4,000 years of language in your hands. Using fascinating facts, it offers you clear insight into the complexities and mysteries as well as the innate power of the English language. Using a clever and easy-to-read approach, the word spy explains various aspects of the language, including the use and history of words, grammar, spelling, punctuation, the alphabet and other information that will strengthen your vocabulary and language. There are cartoons, riddles and a special code to solve along the way, on this educational and entertaining journey through the English language. Enlightening and empowering, this book is perfect for language students, word lovers and all readers of English.

About the Author

Ursula Dubosarsky was born in Sydney, the third child in a family of writers. She wanted to be a writer from the age of six, and is now the internationally acclaimed author of many books for children. She has won several prestigious literary awards, and has a PhD in English literature from Macquarie University.

Tohby Riddle is a picture book creator, cartoonist and novelist. He has won numerous literary and design awards for his work, and his cartoons have been shown at the National Museum of Australia and feature in a permanent exhibit at the Melbourne Museum