MERRIAM - WEBSTER MERRIAM WEBSTER FIRST DICTIONARY
Revised and updated edition written for children in grades K-2, ages 5-7! Formerly Merriam-Webster's Primary Dictionary, this reference for young readers introduces almost 3,000 words using 1,000 entries—many new and revised for 2012—with hundreds of captivating illustrations by Ruth Heller. Full sentences are used to discuss definitions, common phrases, and usage examples in age-appropriate language to show how words are used in context. Teaches basic dictionary skills: alphabetization, spelling, parts of speech, letter sounds, use of synonyms and antonyms, word histories, homographs and homophones. Packed with jokes, poems, and popular stories to foster and develop a child's language skills. ISBN: 978-0-87779-274-1 Binding: Laminated hardcover Weight: 3 lb., 3 oz. Pages: 448 Size: 8 3/4" x 11 1/8"