Webster's New World Children's Dictionary

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With hundreds of new entries, maps, photos, illustrations, and an all–new look, Webster′s New World Children′s Dictionary, Second Edition now offers even more of the unique features and qualities most sought by parents and educators. Developed in collaboration with leading educators and textbook publishers, this top–quality dictionary is written and designed specifically for children ages 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 up–to–date example sentences that help children put meanings into real–life context. Over 750 specially commissioned, full–color photographs, illustrations, and maps aid understanding and add appeal. Word histories, synonym studies, spelling tips, and a children′s thesaurus help build important reading, writing, and spelling skills. Plus, a special illustrated reference section introduces children to key U.S. and world information.Tested nationally in focus groups, this dictionary has received the highest approval rating of all currently available children′s dictionaries. Now completely revised and updated in both look and content, it continues to be the only children′s dictionary that offers all of these features:
∗ Educational expertise
∗ Reliability of information
∗ Clarity of definitions
∗ Appealing, readable page design
∗ The learning aids most requested by educators
∗ Age–appropriate text and illustrations
∗ Useful supplements.Ideal for home or school use

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The #1 Choice of Parents and Educators

The Most Up–to–Date Children′s Dictionary plus Electronic Dictionary and Word Learning Software

THE ONLY CHILDREN′S DICTIONARY THAT OFFERS ALL THIS:
Over 33,000 entries expertly selected to build reading and vocabulary skills
Over 750 drawings, photographs, and maps with the detail children need
Clear definitions written in language children understand
Example sentences that illustrate meaning and usage
Help with pronunciation that′s easy to find and use
Special notes and learning aids on synonyms, word histories, and spelling

This children′s dictionary is the result of original research by Webster′s New World(TM) lexicographers, using current and classic chidlren′s literature, school texts and references, and material written by children. Entries were selected in cnsultation with top educators and tested with classroom teachers across the nation.

Software that Entertains while it Teaches
Webster′s New World(TM) electronic children′s dictionary features Pop–Up technology, letting children display word definitions while working with other popular Windows 95/98 programs.

Six excting word games encourage learning. See it!, Say it!, and Spell it! games turn word recognition, pronunciation, and spelling into fun and challenging play.

Colorful, arcade–style games offer beginning and advanced levels, with on–line help. An audio pronunciation coach help children pronounce difficult word.

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