This newly revised and updated dictionary offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage, with more than 12,000 definitions. Entries have been carefully written for children ages nine to fourteen and include lively and helpful example sentences that clarify usage. More than 200 clearly labeled, informative full-color illustrations further aid comprehension. Detail-packed entries include multiple definitions and pronunciation guides, as well as irregular plural forms, alternate spellings, and verb forms. The Kingfisher Illustrated Pocket Dictionary is perfect for using at home or carrying to school.