Fun and easy to use, The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary & Thesaurus, 2nd Ed. 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
-Definitions clearly identifying parts of speech, different word forms, and alternate spellings
-Information about synonyms, antonyms, and key language topics