The Elements of Style
by William Strunk, Jr.
Publisher: Bartleby.com 1999
Number of pages: 105
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.
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This book has tips on how to write and publish a book for kids and advice on writing children's books. It has been compiled and edited by Katie Davis, Director of the Institute for Writers and the associated Institute of Children's Literature.
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