Synopses & Reviews
Best-selling children's dictionary newly updated
Updated with new entries, new maps, new guide to the dictionary, and a new look, Webster's New World Children's Dictionary offers a unique combination of features and qualities most sought by parents and educators.
Developed in collaboration with leading educational publishers and educators, this top-quality dictionary is written and designed specifically for children age 8 to 11. Its more than 33,000 entries are based on contemporary children's literature and the writings of children themselves. Definitions are clear and accurate, with thousands of example sentences that help children put meanings in context. Nearly 700 specially commissioned, full-color photographs and illustrations aid understanding and add appeal. Word histories, synonym studies, spelling tips, and word structure studies help build important reading and spelling skills. And a special illustrated reference section introduces children to key U.S. and world information.
Tested in focus groups across the nation, this dictionary has received the highest approval rating among all other existing children's dictionaries. Now completely up to date in look and information, it continues to be the only children's dictionary that offers: -- educational expertise -- reliability of information -- clarity of definitions -- appealing, readable page design -- the learning aids most requested by educators -- age-appropriate text and illustrations, and -- useful supplements.
Ideal for home or school use.
Systems requirements for accompanying computer disc: Windows 95.