With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it features: * More than 800 notes and tips on synonyms, homonyms, prefixes, spelling, and word histories * Over 750 photographs and illustrations * Current computer, scientific, and cutural terms * Interesting word histories * Important figures from literature and history * Sample sentences to show meanings and usage * Every country plus major cities * Spelling tips for tricky words * Clear definitions in language children understand * Parts of speech, plural forms, and verb forms * Color photos, drawings and maps * Easy to understand pronunciation guide on every spread The all-in-one reference with: * Children's Thesaurus * Album of U.S. Presidents * Tables of Weights and Measures * Atlas of the World * Album of U.S. States AUTHOR: The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible. Illustrated
Dictionary Staff, Advisors, and Consultants.
How to Use This Dictionary.
How Does the Dictionary Work?
How You find a World in the Dictionary.
Different Kinds of Words You Can Look Up.
What Can You Learn from an Entry?
How to Pronounce a Word.
Special Features in the Dictionary.
The Parts of a Dictionary Entry.
Webster's New World Children's Dictionary.
Acknowledgments and Photo Credits.
The United States.
Canada and Mexico.
Central America and the Caribbean.
Australia and the South Pacific.
Weights & Measures.
Presidents of the U.S.
Album of the States.
Word Finder Table.
For Ages: 8 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Number Of Pages: 944
Published: 1st April 2006
Dimensions (cm): 26.264 x 20.828 x 3.785
Weight (kg): 1.878