Webster's New World Children's Dictionary, 2nd Edition Revised by Michael E. Agnes
PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS
With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it features: * More than 800 notes and tips on synonyms, homonyms, prefixes, spelling, and word histories * Over 750 photographs and illustrations * Current computer, scientific, and cutural terms
* Interesting word histories * Important figures from literature and history * Sample sentences to show meanings and usage * Every country plus major cities * Spelling tips for tricky words * Clear definitions in language children understand * Parts of speech, plural forms, and verb forms * Color photos, drawings and maps * Easy to understand pronunciation guide on every spread
The all-in-one reference with: * Children's Thesaurus * Album of U.S. Presidents * Tables of Weights and Measures * Atlas of the World * Album of U.S. States
The Editors of the Webster’s New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.