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Happy Endings

A Story about Suffixes

Robin Pulver, Lynn Rowe Reed (Illustrator)


List Price: 8.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/17/2013)
Hardcover (1/1/2011)
Compact Disc (5/17/2013)
Paperback (5/17/2013)
Compact Disc (5/17/2013)


Yikes! Mr. Wright announces that word endings will be tackled after lunch. The suffixes written on Mr. Wright's board are in a tizzy. How can they defend themselves and prove that suffixes are helpful? The creators of Punctuation Takes a Vacation, Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day, and Silent Letters Loud and Clear, have concocted another memorable language arts picture book. 

Praise For Happy Endings: A Story about Suffixes

"Pulver, the queen of grammar books for the elementary set, is back with a book about suffixes. . . . Grammar will be a lot less boring to learn with a library of Ms. Pulver’s books at hand. Does the suffix topic signal the end of the series? I ly-certain hope not."—The Horn Book
"Pulver’s animated and playful text is greatly enhanced by Reed’s bright acrylics and splashy layout. . . . Combine this title with Pulver and Reed’s other entries in their “Language Arts Library” (Holiday House) or Brian Cleary’s dynamic collection of books about parts of speech to make learning about language mechanics an adventure."—School Library Journal
"a good addition to [Pulver and Reed's] language-arts series."—Kirkus Reviews
"Like the other books in Pulver and Reed’s excellent Language Arts Library series, this picture book tells a classroom story with wit, attitude, and pizzazz. The bold acrylic paintings are as eye-catching as children’s paintings, while the text, including the character’s comments, signs, and written notes, is both informative and fun."—Booklist

Holiday House, 9780823424344, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2, 2012

About the Author

Robin Pulver is a popular picture book author whose website is She lives in upstate New York.

Lynn Rowe Reed writes and illustrates picture books and lives in Indiana. You can visit her website at