No Mistakes Grammar for Kids, Volume II - Giacomo Giammatteo  - ebook

Do you tell your dog to lay down or lie down? How do you respond to the question of "How are you?" Do you say good or well?If these questions confuse you, imagine how tough it is for your kids. Don't worry about it anymore. Let Queen Shinobi teach them the proper way. She's been around a long, long time and she knows her stuff.So invest a few bucks in your child's learning and let Queen Shinobi show them how to do it.  

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No Mistakes Grammar for Kids, VolumeII

Lie and Lay, and Good andWell

Giacomo Giammatteo

Inferno Publishing Company

© 2017 Giacomo Giammatteo. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the author, except for the inclusion of brief quotations in a review.

Inferno Publishing Company

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Edition ISBNs

Trade Paperback …… 978-1-940313-48-1

E-book …… 978-1-940313-47-4

Cover design by Natasha Brown

Book design by Giacomo Giammatteo

This edition was prepared by Giacomo Giammatteo [email protected]

Created with Vellum


I. How Do You Feel?

1. Good or Well

2. The Long Journey

3. An Audience With The Queen

4. The Long Walk Home

5. After Lunch

II. Change the Rules

1. Lie, Lay, Laid, and Lain

2. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

3. How do you tell the difference?

4. Sit, Sat, or Set

5. Laying or Lying


About the Author

Also by Giacomo Giammatteo

I. Cast of Characters

1. Pigs

2. Dogs

3. Cats

4. Horse

5. Dennis

Part I

How Do YouFeel?

Everyone gets asked that question and many times. It might not always be said the same way. It might be asked as “How Are You?” or something similar, but the meaning is thesame.

And the answer should be thesame.

What should that answer be? Read on to findout.

Good orWell

Punch woke and walked outside. Squeak, his mother, was already munching on grass.

“Good morning, Mom. How are you feeling?”

“I’m good,” she said. “How areyou?”

“I’m well,” Punch said. “That’s the correct way to say it—I’mwell, notI’mgood.”

Squeak laughed. “I’m sorry, dear, but it’s good, despite what you may have heard.”

Punch turned his head and laughed. “I’m the one who’s sorry, Mom, because it’s well. I’ve got you thistime.”

“Go ask Shinobi,” Squeak said. “She knows everything.”

“Maybe I will,” Punch said. “Just to set you straight.”

“Go on,” Squeak said, “But I want you back before lunch, so you better get going. You know how Shinobi loves totalk.”

Punch munched on a few blades of grass, then he went to get Marco and Willow. He wanted company if he had to cross Dennis' field. Dennis was a wild boar, and he washuge!


“Where do you want to go?” Marcosaid.

“To see Queen Shinobi,” Punch said. “I have an argument to settle with Mom, and she suggested we ask Shinobi.”

“If Mom said to ask Queen Shinobi, then she already knows the answer. Don’t make a fool of yourself.”

“I won’t,” Punch said. “I know I’m right.”

“Whatever you say,” Marco said. “But don’t say we didn’t warnyou.”

The Long Journey

Punch started off across the field toward the big gate. Marco and Willow followedhim.

“How are we gonna cross Dennis' field?” Marco asked. “I’m not fighting him; he’s too big. And he has those big tusks.”

“You won’t have to fight him,” Willow said. “He won’t make any trouble. Dennis isnice.”

“I hope we don’t have to fight him,” Punch said. “Let’s just go. Maybe he’s not awakeyet.”

As they walked through the field, a loud grunt came from behind a clump of trees.

“What was that?” Marco asked.