The Day Punctuation Came to Town (Language is Fun! #2) (Hardcover)

The Day Punctuation Came to Town (Language is Fun! #2) By Kimberlee Gard, Sandie Sonke (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kimberlee Gard, Sandie Sonke (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the Language is Fun! series.


There's a new family in town: the Punctuations! When Exclamation Point, Question Mark, Period, and Comma join the letters at school, they form words like Wow! and Why? and Yes. But Comma isn't sure where he belongs. He just seems to get in the way. Is he really important?

Kids, parents, and teachers will enjoy this latest installment in the Language Is Fun series. With colorful illustration and clever wordplay, The Day Punctuation Came to Town is a wonderful introduction to punctuation and the important role it plays in language. 

About the Author

Kimberlee is an award-winning and best-selling children’s author of multiple picture books. She lives on a small farm in Colorado with her husband, sons, and a gaggle of barnyard friends. You can visit her at

Sandie is an illustrator living in Rancho Cucamonga, California. She graduated with a BA in Studio Art from Cal State University—Fullerton in 2010. Wearer of many hats, Sandie is a freelance illustrator, wife, and mom to two inspirational souls. When she is not drawing, you can find her playing Legos with her kids or sipping coffee with her husband.

Praise For…

"Could serve as an introductory look at punctuation in settings where the detailed, humorous illustrations can be seen up close.Lighthearted, cursory look at the symbols needed to make sense of English writing."
- Kirkus Reviews

"Gard and Sonke deliver a punctuation primer disguised by an upbeat story and plentiful wordplay."
-Publishers Weekly

This easily-relatable book makes learning not only fun, but memorable"
- Midwest Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641701457
ISBN-10: 1641701455
Publisher: Familius
Publication Date: August 1st, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Language is Fun!