Merriam-Webster’s First Dictionary

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Book Description

Publication Date: October 31, 2011 | Age Level: 5 and up | Grade Level: K and up
A beginner’s dictionary written for children in grades K–2, ages 5–7.

• Introduces young readers to 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.

• Many entries include alternate meanings, word histories, related words, and the way words sound.

• Teaches basic dictionary skills: Alphabetization, spelling, parts of speech, letter sounds, use of synonyms and antonyms,

homographs and homophones

• Jokes, riddles, poems, and fun facts based on word play make learning fun.

• References to popular stories, fairy tales, myths, and nursery rhymes spark imagination and encourage language exploration.

Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 5 and up
  • Hardcover:436 pages
  • Publisher:Merriam Webster (October 31, 2011)
  • Language:English
  • ISBN-10:0877792747
  • ISBN-13:978-0877792741
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.7 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds

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