A world of information awaits in this engaging illustrated dictionary for kids!
Featuring over 35,000 entries and more than 3,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, this children’s dictionary makes learning new words fun!
Created by the renowned language experts at Merriam-Webster, this English dictionary for kids ages 7-9 includes:
• Reference section with continent maps and information, world flags, U.S. state information and flags, and a full list of U.S. presidents and vice-presidents • Synonym and Word History boxes that highlight particular characteristics and meanings of words • Maps that include new countries, borders and cities • Clear definitions written for young readers are combined with full-color images, enhancing the learning experience
Featuring a fresh design with color-coded page borders for each letter of the alphabet, and modern photographs and illustrations that give a lively, accessible look at the entries, this junior dictionary is the ultimate school project companion!
Each entry is fully explained with its definition, usage, examples, and notes on spelling and punctuation. Word senses have been refreshed to reflect modern usage, and maps and country statistics have been updated to include new countries, cities, borders and flags.
Whether at home or in school, Merriam-Webster Children's Dictionary is an indispensable reference resource for children to have on hand as they work through school assignments and learn important research skills.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.