Over 30,000 words, with clear and accessible meanings and age-appropriate example sentences, make this an ideal dictionary for helping children aged 8+ with homework. Each letter opens with a fun word fact and there are colour illustrations throughout. For example, did you know that 'almost' is one of the longest words with all the letters in alphabetical order? Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, this new edition of the Oxford Children's Dictionary delivers support and help where it is needed. New to this edition is a supplement that gives top things to know about spelling, as well as about punctuation marks and how grammar can help make writing easy and effective.
The American Heritage® Children's Dictionary is a new dictionary for children in grades 3-6. It contains all the essential features found in a dictionary for older students in a colorful, appealing design. Important details and special features stand out for easy reference. Here is a sample of what you will find inside: