A gem of a language resource, this book offers a playful yet practical way for children to use their handwriting skills and apply their knowledge of grammar, mechanics, syntax, style, tone — all the elements of written language. Well-organized with fun sample letters that will get their creative juices flowing. Includes a step-by-step introduction to the “parts of a letter”: heading, greeting, body, closing, signature, postscript. Add letter-writing materials and before long children will be using this book to help them communicate with everyone they know. Includes starter activities, writing tips, and glossary. Paperback, 32 pages. Ages 5 and up.