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7+(Year 3, KS 2). The Oxford Junior Dictionary contains over 6,000 entries in alphabetical order, in a clear and accessible design. Each entry shows example sentences (from well known authors), easy to read numbered meanings and word classes. Tinted panels throughout the text focus the mind on overused words, words belonging to the same family as well as key language topics including connectives and apostrophes.
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.
Big, bold and very red – Robert Winston’s introduction to the body takes a look under the skin at all the remarkable things that happen out of sight. Blood, bones, skin, hair, lungs and the digestive system are just some of the parts of the body exposed in glorious detail. It certainly shows how awesomely complex the human body is. The CD included features interactive animations making it all remarkably real. Useful for any budding doctors….
This children's edition - The Art Book for Children Book One (The White Book) -of Phaidon's 'The Art Book', presents 30 of the most significant artists and engaging works of art from all periods - each artist featured on a double-page spread in A-Z sequence. Designed for both adult and child to enjoy together, the book encourages children to learn to look, and to imagine why artists choose to create art in the way that they do. These key works across the history of art provide a clear and accessible way for children from age seven and upwards to be introduced to art. It's also equally of interest to children of all ages. Its sister title The Art Book for Children Book Two (the yellow book) - brings the clarity and innovation of Phaidon's bestselling Art Book to even more young readers with another 30 artists, from Raphael and Thomas Gainsborough to Winslow Homer and Gerhard Richter, have been selected from the original Art Book for their significance in art history as well as their appeal to children.
8+ (Year 3-4, KS2). The Oxford Children's Dictionary is illustrated in colour and aimed at readers at KS2, YR3-6 and P4-7 fo Scotland. There are 20,000 colour headwords, 150 colour illustrations, pronunciation guides for difficult words (eg. guerilla, ricochet), information on word origins (eg. rickshaw) and no confusing abbreviations - word classes (parts of speech) and inflections are written in full. In addition, there's help to encourage accurate use of language: up-to-date example sentences and phrases show how words are used in context. A useful introduction and key show how to get the best out of the dictionary.
8+ (Year 3-4, KS2). The Oxford Children's Thesaurus is aimed at readers at KS2, YR3-6 and P4-7 for Scotland. No confusing abbreviations - word classes (parts of speech) and inflections written in full. Usage notes to help to encourage accurate use of language. Topic entries giving connected words for project work eg. Weather, Farm. Example sentences to help select the most appropriate word. Up-to-date example sentences and phrases show how words are used in context.