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6+ (Year 2, KS 1). This is a terrific thesaurus with colour pictures to help children write creatively and independently at home and in the classroom and best of all it is incredibly easy to use so children will be inspired to do so. There are over 20,000 synonyms and alternative words to extend vocabulary, example sentences to help choose the best word and top writing tips to develop the best language and writing skills. A unique feature that will inspire budding writers is the example sentences by well-known children's authors, such as Dick King-Smith, Narinda Dhami, Jacqueline Wilson and Roald Dahl. These show the words actually in use to hook users in to using language effectively themselves. Unique to Oxford, they are a real boost for children writing independently.
10+ (Years 6 and 7, KS2-3). A fresh new look for the handy Oxford Pocket School Dictionary with 45,000 entries, extra central supplement on Study Notes and very durable linen finish cover and sturdy binding. It has all the text of the Oxford School Dictionary but in pocket form and yet still with an extremely accessible page design. The focus of the introduction is on all important grammar.
10+ (Years 6-7, KS 2-3). A fresh new look for the handy Oxford Pocket School Thesaurus with 150,000 synonyms and an extremely durable linen finish cover and tough binding. The design is modern, fresh and easy-to-use with virtual alphabet tabs on every page to help with navigational skills. It’s the perfect companion to the Oxford Pocket School Dictionary.
This is a visually stunning Atlas - more so than any we've seen before. Kids will embark on a mind-expanding journey across the planet with pull-out maps, fact-filled booklets and fold-outs on most pages. It's a book that can be viewed and read on a number of different levels to suit different ages of child and has a strong sense of purpose in that it focuses on the ideas and initiatives that might possibly help to create a sustainable future. Very much an atlas for children for the twenty-first century, it also has a fully integrated iPad App specially engineered to take advantage of the stunning new Retina display and quad-core graphics on an iPad. It is the Barefoot World Atlas - Touch Press" available from the App Store. The TV presenter and Earth enthusiast Nick Crane is the guide whilst artist David Dean is the creator of the incredibly detailed and colourful maps.
5+ (Year 1, KS 1). The Oxford First Dictionary is the authoritative dictionary for children in their first years at school. This edition has a fresh design, bright artwork and up-to-date entries and will help build language skills in an enjoyable way. Your child might even become a word explorer with special sections on phonics, spelling and grammar for reading and writing success. It has, as with all of the Oxford reference range been written and edited by teaching experts.
6+ (Year 2, KS 1). An excellent alphabetical dictionary with colour pictures for 6+ that will help children build language skills at home and in the classroom. Learning new words and phrases will be a breeze through the combination of clear and simple definitions coupled with colour pictures and example sentences to show how words are used in practice. Each page is colourful, clear and accessible: simple, easy-to-read numbered meanings, and word classes.
5+ (Year 1, KS 1). This major new edition of the Oxford First Dictionary has been designed to inspire an early love of words. Specially written to be perfectly accessible to first readers, with inspiring modern 3D images on every spread. Children will find it fun to explore and easy to find the words they need fast!
7-11+ (Year 3-7, KS2-3). A 'one stop' primary atlas matched to the curriculum requirements and schemes of work for the UK. Clear and informative, children towrds the latter end of their primary education will very easily gain a greater understanding of geography and the use of maps with this all encompassing book.