Oxford Junior Rhyming Dictionary by John Foster

Oxford Junior Rhyming Dictionary

Written by John Foster

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7+ (Year 3-4, KS2). Newly updated. A fully illustrated alphabetical dictionary of first science words and concepts. Over 300 science words from ‘abdomen’ to ‘zoo’ are cleverly brought to life with illustration and text.


Oxford Junior Rhyming Dictionary by John Foster

The Oxford Junior Rhyming Dictionary is organised alphabetically and contains more than 3000 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 200 original poems compiled by the well-known children's poet, John Foster, are illustrated with quirky artwork throughout. Also includes an illustrated Activities section that provides guidelines and activities to help with writing a variety of different poetry types. Tested with children and teachers. This book is a must for every home and classroom.

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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160 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

2nd October 2008




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