The possessive apostrophe with plural words
To show that something belongs to more than one person or thing, use a possessive apostrophe. Put this after the plural form of the word.
Some plural words don’t end in s. For these words, add an s after the apostrophe.
Some singular nouns already end in an s. For these words, add another s after the apostrophe.
- The children’s books.
- The puppies lead.
- The women’s boots.
- The girl’s hairband.
- The cat’s food.
Some children have these spellings: