A completely new and original illustrated children's dictionary that offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage with more than 12,000 entries and 15,000 definitions. Definitions have been carefully written for children, ages 9-12, and include sample sentences that clarify usage questions. More than 200 clearly labeled, informative, full-color illustrations further aid comprehension. Detail-packed entries include multiple definitions, pronounciation and part of speech guides, as well as irregular plural forms, alternate spellings, idioms, verb forms, and syllabication. This convenient pocket dictionary is perfect for using at home or carrying to school.