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The Dictionary of Difficult Words: With more than 400 perplexing words to test your wits! (Childrens Dictionaries) I bought this for my 11yr old who loved it She loved sounding out the words and reading out the definitions Beautifully illustrated too A lovely book. What Is A Bumbershoot Or A Moonbow And What Does It Mean When Someone Absquatulates Find Out All This And In TheDictionary Of Difficult Words Test Your Knowledge With Than Words To Amaze, Confuse And Inspire Budding Wordsmiths And Adults All Of The Words Featured In This Book Are Difficult To Spell, Hard To Say And Their Meanings Are Obscure To Most Children And Most Adults Written With Simple, Easy To Understand Definitions By Lexicographer Jane Solomon, This Dictionary Celebrates The Beauty Of The English Language For Family Trivia Time Spent Around The Printed Page A really fun book for my kids, 11 and 7 The big one has found interesting words to include correctly in his literacy work, and the little one lovesfinding new words that sound a bit cheeky or rude Win win Great book Bought it for my 5 year old who loves it As an adult I m enjoying it too. As wonderful as I had hoped Perhaps. What a beauty Although by all intents and purposes this seems like a children s book this is a perfect addition to the library or bookshelf of anyone interested in the English language and all of the weird, wonderful and often underused words that make it so fascinating Each word is clearly defined in accessible, easily understood terms and the correct pronunciation is also given that is of course very helpful The bright, bold colours surrounding the words and the accompanying illustrations make this a must have for schools and local libraries Most regular people don t read dictionaries front to back, but I must admit this is so engaging that I did exactly that That said, it also lends itself well to those wishing to dip in and out at their leisure.There are four pages dedicated to each letter of the alphabet and with some of them being silly sounding they will keep a child s attention It s a fun way to build their vocabulary Specifically designed for children who are intrigued by words and those who wish to perhaps get into reading, this is a superb book The nifty introduction has some wise words regarding the correct way to use a dictionary and also how to establish the meaning of a word through its composition Looking at the last letters of a word can often reveal their meaning e.g phile, ology, graph, ism etc This is the most fun, educational and aesthetically pleasing dictionary you re likely to find Many thanks to Frances Lincoln Children s Books for an ARC. Jane Solomon has delighted me with this fantastic and beautifully illustrated children s dictionary The Dictionary of Difficult Words is brimming with fun, useful, obsolescent, and weird words Some of my favourites are Blatherskite a person who talks a lot, but says things that are meaningless or foolish.Clowder a group of cats.Sesquipidalian someone who knows lots of big words and enjoys using them.I like learning new words, and it s even better if the word is obscure That is why The Dictionary of Difficult Words caught my attention, as I wanted to see the additions I could find to broaden my vocabulary.I loved this book and I learned so much from it It was well written and an awesome book on which to build a child s vocabulary whilst having a laugh with words at the same time The illustrations were very quaint and it would be a great book for a parent and child to enjoy together.I rated this book with five stars but as I try to use emojis other than stars let s give it a clowder I highly recommend this wonderful book I received a complimentary digital copy of this novel, at my own request, from Quarto Publishing via NetGalley This review is my own unbiased opinion. Every classroom and home should have a copy of this beautiful book to encourage playfulness and joy in language Each word is accompanied by cute, colourful explanations which are child friendly, often giving examples to assist in usage.I learned a few new words, all of which I am planning to use in the near future Kakistocracy a government ruled by the worst peopleUltracrepidarian someone who has very big opinions about things about which they know nothingSesquipidalian someone who knows lots of big words and enjoys using themZeugma a play on words where one word is used in two different contexts in the same sentence e.g She devoured her book and sandwich.I absolutely loved this quirky collection of words and will be getting my hands on a few copies for our school library


About the Author: Jane Solomon

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