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OXFORD JUNIOR DICTIONARY [Hardcover]

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24 Aug 2007 0199115125 978-0199115129
This edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary features over 6,000 entries, words and phrases in alphabetical order, in a clear and accessible design. Each entry contains simple, easy-to-read numbered meanings, and word classes, and example sentences. Tinted panels throughout the text focus on overused words, words belonging to the same family, and key language topics (such as connectives or apostrophes). Extra material at the back is accurately levelled for the curriculum at this age. It includes information for spelling success, punctuation, simple grammar, key overused words (with alternatives) as well as word origins, prefixes and suffixes. Oxford University Press publishes a wide range of dictionaries for children of different ages. For more information, please view our downloadable guide, in the Links section at the bottom of this page.

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Franklin Watts (24 Aug 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199115125
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199115129
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 22 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 154,779 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A major new edition of the authoritative Oxford Junior Dictionary, featuring over 10,000 entries, words and phrases, inspiring example sentences from the best children's books, and extra reading support

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47 of 49 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great For Kids! 11 Aug 2004
Format:Paperback
My parents brought me this wonderful Oxford dictionary when i was just seven years old as they thought that it would help me a lot with my spelling and general understanding of the English language, which is so hard to understand even now! However with this supurb reference for kids between the ages of about seven to nine although of course it can be used before or after this age bracket if nessesary.
This revised version of the Oxford Junior Dictionary is all set out as simply as possible so that young children will be able to understand it easily and not feel too daunted. Each word is in bold font and printed in red so you can easily tell the words from the description. Next to each word in a smaller font is the part of speech, either noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, or preposition. Again next to that there are written any other forms that the word may come in, mainly plurrals. Underneath these three things there is much simplified definition of what the above word in red means. Also included with the definition is an example of who the word could be used in a sentence, a phrase, and any derived words. All this is explained simply in the front of the dictionary so that children can find out for themselves the layout of the book.
At the age that this dictionary is designed for, many children have not yet learned their alphabet fully or if they have then may find it hard to work out in their heads. For this reason there is a list along the top of every page with the whole alphabet and if for example you turn to the G's then the G on the top of those pages will be highlighted in red so that children can easily see where they are in the alphabet and decide whether they need to go forward or backwards to find the word that they are looking for.
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35 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a dictionary with 'really good words'! 8 Dec 2000
By A Customer
Format:Hardcover
I wanted this dictionary because it has very good words like agitation and metamorphosis and I like it a lot because it is very useful for school work. My mum is going to get it for me as it is the same as the one I use in my school library and it goes with the Oxford Junior Thesaurus. The print is very clear and it gives you a little bit of information underneath the word. I dictated this and mum typed it.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Ideal homework companion 3 Jan 2010
Format:Hardcover
We got this for our 8yr. old daughter to help her with the more simpler words she would use in her homework.
She can now look up the word she wants to use, check the spelling and check its meaning, ideal value for money.Oxford Junior Dictionary (2007 edition)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Review of Children's Dictionary 19 Jan 2010
Format:Hardcover
This dictionary is perfect, it explains word meanings in such a very simple way. It sounds like me explaining a word!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Limited 13 Aug 2013
By FLO
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Not bad but very limited - kids grew out of it too quickly. I should have stuck to an adult dictionary.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 9 Oct 2011
By JP
Format:Hardcover
Quick delivery three days after ordering and before the due date.
Well packed and to the description (this was spefically required by my 5 years old school).
Competitive price too.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Laid out well but too basic 20 Aug 2011
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Beautifully simple in layout but too many words missing. Kids 7 yrs plus will find it just doesn't contain enough more advanced words for it to be much use. The next level - Oxford Primary Dictionary (2007 edition) is much better, twice as thick but still easy to use.
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