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The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants

Priscilla Turner

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ISBN 10: 1439584974 / ISBN 13: 9781439584972
Published by Unknown, 2009
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Title: The War Between the Vowels and the ...

Publisher: Unknown

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Library Binding

Book Condition: Good

Edition: Reprint.

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The unknown history of lettersFor as long as any letter could remember, Vowels and Consonants had been enemies.U without N? Q without U? Mpssh! you say. Yet once, long ago, P's and Q's minded their p's and q's, and though U and I deserved not one iota of respect. For their part, Vowels knew only that the dot on the youngest i was far moe important than the most capital W.And so they came to wage a fierce war to prove who were the better letters. But as S's outflank E's and O's surround H's, an enemy of all the alphabet appers on the horizon--one which neither Vowels or Consonants can conquer alone.In this hilarious look at the hidden life of letters, Priscilla and Whitney Turner reveal how sworn enemies become allies and discovered what you and I now take for granted: that the pen is mightier than the swrd.

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Priscilla Turner lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband and two children.

A teacher and illustrator, Whitney Turner is Priscilla's younger brother and lives in Riverdale, New York.

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