The Word Snoop: A Wild and Witty Tour of the English Language!
Meet the Word Snoop. She?s dashing and daring and witty as can be?and no one knows more about the evolution of the English language than she does. Luckily, she?s spilling her secrets in this gem of a book. From the first alphabet in 4000 BC, to anagrams, palindromes, and modern-day text messages, readers will learn all about the fascinating twists and turns our fair language has taken to become what it is today.
With playful black-and-white illustrations, riddles to solve, and codes to break, The Word Snoop is definitive proof that words can spark the imagination and are anything but dull. This is a book for every aspiring writer, and every true reader.
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THE WORD SNOOPUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Fascinating facts about words and the English language abound in this giddy Australian import (The Word Spy, 2008), narrated by the exuberant "Word Snoop," who discloses her discoveries to her "dear ... Read full review
The First Alphabet
The English Alphabet
Lets Change the Alphabet
Invent your own Alphabet
The Invention of Printing
Hooray for AngloSaxon
Shakespeare and the Bible
Punctuation in Other Languages
Do we Need it?
Dont Mention It
Texting LOL Leet and More