With over 3,000 definitions, this updated edition First Children's Dictionary is an ideal reference book for children five and older who are eager to expand their vocabulary. A go-to reference book featuring nouns, adjectives, and verbs, First Children's Dictionary helps children learn how to describe the world around them. Designed with highly visual pages showcasing stunning photography and easy-to-understand text, this dictionary is not intimidating and teaches young readers essential research skills while teaching them useful word definitions. With over 700 illustrations, children will learn about opposites, similar words, and word origins, alongside phonetic spellings and word games. From using a dictionary to word histories that show where words come from, First Children's Dictionary is the perfect beginning reference book for kids.

Author DK
Isbn 1465462783
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 256
Language English
File format PDF

The ultimate book of knowledge for kids aged 7 to 9, this thorough children's encyclopedia contains all the homework answers your kids will need, explained clearly and checked by experts. An engaging, traditional-style general reference book for kids covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and the Human Body in alphabetical order. This encyclopedia for children is a must-have resource for every student's shelf, with age-appropriate, jargon-free text accompanied by stunning, detailed images covering over 240 topics all in one place, from science and nature to history and the arts. Essential for any child who wants to discover as much as possible about the world around them. Packed with information, each single-page entry in this fabulous kid's encyclopedia features a key topic explained in a concise manner accompanied by gorgeous visuals, fun facts about the world and extensive cross-references revealing the links between subject areas. Kids can learn about Ancient Rome, chemistry, evolution, microscopic life, robots, Vikings, and so much more. Written, edited, and designed by a team of experts, vetted by educational consultants, and properly levelled to the reading age, this is the ultimate knowledge book for kids. Explore, Wonder And Learn! The ultimate illustrated children's encyclopedia is packed with thousands of incredible and essential facts on favourite subjects! Beautiful illustrations, colourful maps, and magnificent photographs bring every single page to life. Inspiring and informative, the DK Children's Encyclopedia is a book of wonder that will absorb and engage children of all ages. This kid's educational book covers topics like: - Storytelling, changing the world, music and war - Films, technology, inventions, food and clothes - Explorers, planets and pets - And so much more!

Author DK
Isbn 1465494472
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2017-10-10
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children ages 8-12 provides answers to all the questions kids love to ask. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images, and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert in all seven of Earth's continents? Kids can build their knowledge on a wide range of topics-including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body-arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colorful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge. The New Children's Encyclopedia, which has sold almost 500,000 copies worldwide since 2009, has now been fully updated in line with the latest knowledge and research. Developed, written, and checked by experts, this is the must-have reference book for every child's library.

Author DK
Isbn 1465499628
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2019-01-08
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

The ideal book for people who want to increase their word power. Thorough coverage of 1,200 words and 240 roots while introducing 2,300 words. The Vocabulary Builder is organized by Greek and Latin roots for effective study with nearly 250 new words and roots. Includes quizzes after each root discussion to test progress. A great study aid for students preparing to take standardized tests.

Author Mary W. Cornog
Isbn 9780877799108
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 1998
Pages 558
Language English
File format PDF

A timeless heroine, Alice is quick-witted, determined and resourceful. In her extraordinary adventures she meets a series of unforgettable characters, from the bossy White Rabbit to the grinning Cheshire-Cat and the Mad Hatter, all of whom are as famous as Alice herself. Gloriously illustrated with the original line drawings by John Tenniel, plates coloured by John Macfarlane, a ribbon marker and a foreword by award-winning children's author Hilary McKay, this beautiful hardback Macmillan Classics edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which was first published by Macmillan in 1865, is a truly special gift to treasure.

Author Lewis Carroll
Isbn 1447292944
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-01-01
Pages N.A
Language English
File format PDF

Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Author Kay Ann Cassell,Uma Hiremath
Isbn 1555708595
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2013
Pages 510
Language English
File format PDF

Drawn from the extensive database of Guide to Reference, this up-to-date resource provides an annotated list of print and electronic biomedical and health-related reference sources, including internet resources and digital image collections.

Author Denise Beaubien Bennett,Christa Modscheidler
Isbn 0838919839
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2014-04-26
Pages 488
Language English
File format PDF