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10+ (Years 6-7, KS 2-3). A fresh new look for the handy Oxford Pocket School Thesaurus with 150,000 synonyms and an extremely durable linen finish cover and tough binding. The design is modern, fresh and easy-to-use with virtual alphabet tabs on every page to help with navigational skills. It’s the perfect companion to the Oxford Pocket School Dictionary.
8+ (Year 3-4, KS2). The Oxford Children's Dictionary is illustrated in colour and aimed at readers at KS2, YR3-6 and P4-7 fo Scotland. There are 20,000 colour headwords, 150 colour illustrations, pronunciation guides for difficult words (eg. guerilla, ricochet), information on word origins (eg. rickshaw) and no confusing abbreviations - word classes (parts of speech) and inflections are written in full. In addition, there's help to encourage accurate use of language: up-to-date example sentences and phrases show how words are used in context. A useful introduction and key show how to get the best out of the dictionary.
Exercise your mind with this fabulous selection of puzzles from Mensa, the world-famous high IQ society. Between the covers of this book, you'll find a treasury of brain-teasers guaranteed to provide you with hours of fun. Best of all, you'll give your mind a wonderful work-out too!
Riddles and Conundrums is a fiendish, unstructured collection of riddles, lateral thinking problems, conundrums, mind mazes, posers and baffling brain twisters. Dip in anytime and solve a puzzle or two, or work your way through over 100 games and puzzles to strengthen your brain power.
In the far flung year of 1975 ("e;sixty years after the last and most terrible European war"e;) Captain Gardiner, a squarejawed two-fisted Slab Thunkchest type, is the best agent that the International Police have. The world is ruled by the International Federation, you see, which some decades ago dissolved all nations (there was an imminent threat of a world war) and put them under the Federation's rule. The International Police are the enforcement arm of the Federation.
Memory is like a muscle - you either use it or lose it. Memory plays a crucial role in our lives because it is closely linked to intelligence. Unless your memory is well stocked with information, what have you got to draw upon when you need to solve problems, make decisions, or think creatively? Then there's all the everyday stuff like remembering where you put your car keys, not missing anniversaries, or revising for exams. So, can you really improve your memory in one day? Yes, you undoubtedly can. This book provides you with the all tools you need to improve your memory radically. And the more you practice, the better your memory gets, so we've included a month's worth of day-by-day tests and exercises to make your memory super strong.