Grammar & punctuation

The Usborne Book of English Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation

GEE AND WATSON Usborne Publishing

Written for children, so basic, but also great revision. Never be frightened of these topics again.

Improve Your Punctuation and Grammar

MARION FIELD howtobooks

Suits beginners, but also goes into reasonable depth. A stage on from the Usbornes.

The Penguin Guide to Punctuation

R L TRASK Penguin Reference

Excellent for quick reference or detailed reading. Takes you to an editor’s standard.

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

LYNNE TRUSS Profile Books

Entertaining, informative, irritating and unreasonable. More for reading than reference. Become an apostrophe anorak. Join the Apostrophe Protection Society.