Merriam Webster's First Dictionary
Introduces almost 3,000 words using 1,000 entries with hundreds of captivating illustrations by Ruth Heller. Full sentences are used to discuss definitions, common phrases, and usage examples in age-appropriate languages to show how words are used in context. Teaches basic dictionary skills: alphabetization, spelling, parts of speech, letter sounds, use of synonyms and antonyms, word histories, homographs, and homophones. Packed with jokes, poems, and popular stories to foster and develop a child's language skills.