New title! A beginner's dictionary written for children in grades K-2, ages 5-7, featuring hundreds of captivating illustrations by celebrated children's author Ruth Heller. Introduces young readers to almost 3,000 words, using nearly 1,000 entries. Covers basic dictionary skills such as alphabetization, spelling, pronunciations, use of synonyms and antonyms, and using words in context. Packed with jokes, poems, and fun facts to foster and develop a child's language skills.