Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary by John Foster

Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary

Written by John Foster

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5+ (Years 1 – 3, KS 2 & 3). Newly updated. An innovative illustrated first rhyming dictionary with rhyming words, rhyming families even raps! This dictionary will help children build phonic and spelling knowledge in a fun way and is a brilliant support for children who want to write poetry.


Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary by John Foster

The Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary is organised alphabetically and contains rhyming words, rhyming families, rhyming sounds, phonics, poems and illustrations. It is the ideal tool to build children's phonic and spelling knowledge in fun way. It also helps children to write their own poetry, rap, slogans, songs or rhyming stories or simply to extend their vocabulary. The 60 original poems compiled by the well-known children's poet, John Foster, are illustrated with quirky artwork throughout. Tested with children and teachers. This book is a must for every home and classroom. The big book version contains Notes and activities for teachers to use for whole class teaching - investigating first referencing skills to phonics and creating lively poetry. Indexes are not included in the big book version.

About the Author

John Foster

John Foster is one of the nations best loved and highly regarded children's poets.

He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College, Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools. He is now a full-time writer and much in demand in schools and libraries as a performance poet. John's poetry anthologies present children with original and contemporary poetry, proving that poetry is both accessible and fun.

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Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st May 2008




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