A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary in durable hardback format with over 7000 up-to-date words from across all school subjects to support the higher vocabulary expectations in the new curriculum. Entries are simple and clear, and include numbered meanings, word classes, inflections and relevant child-friendly example sentences. Topic word lists help with key subject vocabulary and a new feature section provides support for tricky spellings, punctuation terms and activities to help children check and edit their writing. Easy-to-use and brightly illustrated, it is the perfect dictionary for developing dictionary skills, boosting word power and building confidence. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.