Synopses & Reviews
Ages 4-6, Grades K-1 Created in collaboration with educational consultants, this delightful book introduces beginning readers to the idea of alphabetical order and prepares them for higher-level dictionaries. Its vivid illustrations and simple example sentences help explain the meanings of over 900 of the words children encounter most often in their reading and in daily life.
Colorful and engaging, My First Dictionary depicts and defines the 1,000 nouns, verbs, and adjectives most commonly encountered by young children. It takes an exciting visual approach by laying out words and pictures on a grid format. Full-color photos and illustrations.
A refreshed version of the award-winning Picture Dictionary, a compilation of 900 words most commonly featured in elementary school reading programs for beginning readers, accompanied by playful example sentences and lively full-color drawings by children's illustrator Maggie Swanson.
About the Author
The Editors of the American Heritage 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.