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The classic bible of grammar and clear writing, illustrated with the delightful art of Maira Kalman. A must-have and a great gift.
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Publisher Comments:

The only style manual ever to appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principles of plain English. The books mantra "make every word tell" is still on point. Whether seventeen or seventy, this much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. Kalman's exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear. The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition.

Review:

"So friendly, so classic, so delightful...Kalman has taken the little book and made it even more elegant and uplifting." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"While The Elements of Style has never lacked fans or dutiful adherents, appreciation for this slim volume has taken a turn toward the whimsical and even surreal." The New York Times

Review:

"The pictures are playful and subtle, which suits the spirit of this beloved bestseller." USA Today

Synopsis:

Kalman's exquisite illustrations give the revered style manual, now in its fourth edition, a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.

Synopsis:

The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustrators

Every English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The bookandrsquo;s mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. The only style manual to ever appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principals of plain English, and Maira Kalmanandrsquo;s fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.

Synopsis:

The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustrators

Every English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The bookandrsquo;s mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. The only style manual to ever appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principals of plain English, and Maira Kalmanandrsquo;s fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.

About the Author

William Strunk J r. (1869-1946) was professor of English at Cornell University. He wrote The Elements of Style in 1918 for the use of his students, who dubbed it "the little book."

E.B. White (1899-1985) was a leading American essayist, author, humorist, poet, and literary stylist whose wide range of writing includes Charlotte's Web.

Maira Kalman has illustrated twelve children's books, numerous covers for The New Yorker, fabrics for fashion designers Isaac Mizrahi and Kate Spade, and many other projects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143112723
Author:
William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White and Maira Kalman
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Illustrator:
Kalman, Maira
Author:
Strunk Jr, William
Author:
Strunk, William, Jr.
Author:
Kalman, Maira
Author:
White, E. B.
Author:
Strunk, William, Jr.
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
English language -- Style.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-color art throughout
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.46x6.08x.41 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 176 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143112723 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

The classic bible of grammar and clear writing, illustrated with the delightful art of Maira Kalman. A must-have and a great gift.

"Review" by , "So friendly, so classic, so delightful...Kalman has taken the little book and made it even more elegant and uplifting."
"Review" by , "While The Elements of Style has never lacked fans or dutiful adherents, appreciation for this slim volume has taken a turn toward the whimsical and even surreal."
"Review" by , "The pictures are playful and subtle, which suits the spirit of this beloved bestseller."
"Synopsis" by , Kalman's exquisite illustrations give the revered style manual, now in its fourth edition, a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.
"Synopsis" by ,

The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustrators

Every English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The bookandrsquo;s mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. The only style manual to ever appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principals of plain English, and Maira Kalmanandrsquo;s fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.

"Synopsis" by ,

The only style manual to ever appear on a bestseller list now refreshed by one of our most beloved illustrators

Every English writer knows Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. The bookandrsquo;s mantra, make every word tell, is still on point. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. The only style manual to ever appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principals of plain English, and Maira Kalmanandrsquo;s fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.

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