This is a highly illustrated first alphabetical dictionary for children aged five to eight. Offering more than the average dictionary, this book contains help with simple grammar and punctuation with example sentences showing how words are used. Contains definitions for over 2,500 words in easy, approachable language. Difficult words are accompanied with a helpful phonetic guide to pronunciation and examples of how to use them. Contains useful lists for children to familarise themselves with such as days of the week, the names of the planets and a spelling quiz with answers at the back of the book.