New title! A beginner´s dictionary written for children in grades K-2, ages 5-7, features hundreds of captivating illustrations by celebrated children´s author Ruth Heller. Nearly 1,000 entries include definitions, example sentences, and word histories. Introduces basic dictionary skills such as alphabetization, spelling, pronunciations, use of synonyms and antonyms, and using words in context. Packed with jokes, poems, and fun facts to foster and develop a child´s language skills.