Scratch Garden’s First Educational Book for Kids is Here!

About the Book

Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers book available now!

Scratch Garden is happy to announce that our first book is complete, and it is available now!

This book for kids’ learning is unique in all aspects. It is designed to make grammar, especially punctuation, really easy for young minds. Based on our popular Punctuation Explained video, the fully illustrated book follows four friends on their wacky adventures.  Readers won’t even realize they are learning about punctuation on the way!

Not only will they learn about punctuation, they will be able to retain it. All of this is guaranteed to be super fun. Punctuation marks will no longer just be a boring lesson, they will come alive as new friends of the young reader.

This visually rich and engaging educational book will strike the right chords with the kids so that they learn English while playing, laughing, and enjoying themselves.

Published by Innovation Press, Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers is available wherever books are sold!

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Resources & Printables!

Here you will find a list of printable educational resources specific to our book. Keep checking back with us frequently though, as we will keep adding new resources for our curious young readers. These resources will help kids enhance their learning experience even further.

Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers is an adorable book about punctuation. After reading, use this FREEBIE to enhance learning about the characters and review punctuation. (K,1)
Click here to download the free resource.
Enjoy these punctuation anchor charts that review when to use periods, question marks, exclamation points, semicolons and commas. This resource also includes two free practice pages for periods, exclamation points and question marks. (K,1,2,3)
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Review punctuation with Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers by Steve Newberry and this free task card activity. It includes 20 task cards and 2 recording sheets. (2,3)
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This is a fun set of posters to go along with Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers! Print 4 to a page, cut out and staple for a Punctuation Book. (PreK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6)
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The activities in this resource help kids master the different types of punctuation while having fun through games, task cards, clip cards, and worksheets. (K,1,2)
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This freebie contains posters describing each punctuation mark and task cards for a class game, based on the conversations in the book. (1,2,3)
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Add some fun to your punctuation lessons with this free board game! After reading Semicolons, Cupcakes, and Cucumbers, students race around the track and write their own sentences using periods, question marks, and exclamation points. (K,1,2)
Click here to download the free resource.