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The Elements of Style - 4th Edition by William Strunk & E B White (Paperback)

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  • "So friendly, so classic, so delightful . . . Kalman has taken 'the little book' and made it even more elegant and uplifting.
  • About the Author: MAIRA KALMAN is an illustrator, author, and designer.
  • 176 Pages
  • Language + Art + Disciplines, Composition + Creative Writing

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About the Book



Kalmans 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.



Book Synopsis



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

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 book'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 Kalman's fifty-seven exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colorful and clear.



Review Quotes




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

"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

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



About the Author



MAIRA KALMAN is an illustrator, author, and designer. She is the author of And the Pursuit of Happiness and The Principals of Uncertainty; and has illustrated Michael Pollan's Food Rules and William Strunk and E.B. White's The Elements of Style. Kalman's work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan.

www.mairakalman.com

Dimensions (Overall): 8.4 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Composition + Creative Writing
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Number of Pages: 176
Publisher: Penguin Books
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: William Strunk & E B White
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2007
TCIN: 11337411
UPC: 9780143112723
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5739
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 5.9 inches width x 8.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.65 pounds
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