The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary & Thesaurus by Kingfisher Books
  

The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary & Thesaurus

Written by Kingfisher Books
Illustrated by

RRP £10.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary & Thesaurus by Kingfisher Books

Fun and easy to use, The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus by George Marshall is the ideal choice for upper elementary and middle-school children who are beginning to expand their vocabulary. Comprehensive and authoritative, it defines more than 4,000 words with clear, age-appropriate entries, and also includes a thesaurus with more than 5,000 headwords. Plenty of sample sentences offer further clarification, while the intuitive pronunciation guides make difficult words easy to say. Hundreds of bright photographs and illustrations contribute extra vocabulary information and make this book a verbal and visual treasure trove.Special features include-Full-color, high-interest topic boxes provide an in-depth look at selected subjects and related vocabulary-Color-coded guide words and alphabet strings on page edges that make words easy to look up-Vocabulary panels -Definitions clearly identifying parts of speech, different word forms, and alternate spellings-Information about synonyms, antonyms, and key language topics

Reviews

BooklistOne of the challenges when designing books for children is to present information in a way that is appealing to them. The second edition of The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus meets this challenge. The design of the book makes it intuitive for students to use. . . . The illustrations and information on these pages will spark the imagination of the reader. . . . This book would be a good resource for elementary-school-age students and is recommended for both elementary-school and public libraries. Library Media ConnectionRevised from the 2003 edition, this new combination dictionary and thesaurus has a slightly more sophisticated look with the same basic features. Students can learn proper pronounciation, parts of speech, and spelling tips. Illustrations accompany many of the entries, and full page spreads on random topics add interest. Children's LiteratureThe clear definitions of words will help to strengthen a young person's vocabulary...The pictures and drawings complement and clarify the definitions.

About the Author

George Marshall has always been fascinated by words and languages. He is the author of several children's reference books, including four titles in the Chambers Fun with English series. He lives in Surrey, England.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
320 pages

Author

Kingfisher Books
More books by Kingfisher Books

Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

18th July 2011

ISBN

9780753464694


I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools