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Fun and easy to use, The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus by George Marshall is the ideal choice for upper elementary and middle-school children who are beginning to expand their vocabulary. Comprehensive and authoritative, it defines more than 4,000 words with clear, age-appropriate entries, and also includes a thesaurus with more than 5,000 head ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published July 19th 2011 by Kingfisher
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Brandie
Marshall, G. (2001). The Kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary and thesaurus. New York: Kingfisher.

Citation by: Brandie McKinney

Type of Reference: Dictionary

Call Number Ref 423

Content/Scope: A dictionary targeted for students in grades 2-7. The book is split into two sections, one for the dictionary and the other for the thesaurus. These sections are depicted by different colors. The dictionary is set up like a traditional dictionary with the word, a definition, parts of speech, and a sen
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Leah Clark
The kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary and thesaurus (2nd ed.). (2011). Kingfisher.

Citation by: Leah Clark

Type of Reference: Dictionaries

Call Number: Ref 423

Content/Scope: There are more than 4,000 words defined and more than 5,000 word headings for thesaurus. There are sample sentences, pronunciation guides, and illustrations to help with understanding.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Kingfisher is a well-respected publisher for reference works. This is also a 2nd edition indicating authority
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Amanda Wilcoxson
The kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary and thesaurus (2nd ed.). (2011). Kingfisher.

Citation by: Amanda Wilcoxson

Type of Reference: Dictionary

Call Number: Ref 423

Content/Scope: This combined dictionary and thesaurus is appropriate for students in grades 2-5. There are over 4,000 defined words and 5,000 headwords in the thesaurus section. This is an appropriate resource for younger students as a first dictionary.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Kingfisher is a well known source of informational
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Charity
The Kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary & thesaurus 2nd ed.(2011). Kingfisher.

Reference Type: Dictionary

Content/ Scope: This is a combined dictionary and thesaurus that includes over 4,000 words with kid-friendly definitions and the thesaurus has over 5,000 words. It has topic boxes, color coded guide words, and vocabulary panels. Various topics are focal points on each page. This would be a good resource for boosting reference skills and vocabulary expansion in an elementary school
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Elizabeth Lamantia
Jun 22, 2012 Elizabeth Lamantia marked it as reference
Reviewed by: Elizabeth LaMantia
Format: Dictionary
Item Title (APA Style): The Kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary & thesaurus 2nd ed.;. (2011). Kingfisher. Call number: 423
Reviewed in: Garry, C. (2011). The Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary &. Thesaurus, Second Edition. Library Media Connection, 30(3), 89.
Price: $16.95
Description:
Child’s dictionary and thesaurus combined.
Relevance and Relationship:
This book would be appropriate for the collection analyzed during my f
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Karrie K
Name: Karrie Kennett

Title and Citation:
Kingfisher (Ed.). (2011). The Kingfisher children’s illustrated dictionary and thesaurus. New York, NY: Kingfisher.

Type of Reference: Combination dictionary and thesaurus

Call Number:

Brief Description: This illustrated dictionary and thesaurus helps students not only learn proper pronunciation, parts of speech, and spelling tips, but is also gives many synonyms and antonyms as a thesaurus. Very simplistic in writing, however, this makes it extremely approp
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Michelle David
Jun 18, 2012 Michelle David marked it as reference-collection
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Name: Michelle David

Marshall, G. (2011). The kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary & thesaurus. (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Kingfisher.

Dewey: 423
Reading Level: Ages 7 and up (Grades 2-5)
Category: Nonfiction Reference/Dictionaries

Review Citation:
Speer, L. (2011, November 1). [Review of the book The kingfisher children's illustrated dictionary & thesaurus]. Booklist. Retrieved from http://www.booklistonline.com.libsrv....

Description: This comprehensive and
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Rebecca
Nov 08, 2012 Rebecca added it
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Citation: Marshall, G. (2011). The kingfisher children’s illustrated dictionary and thesaurus (2nd ed.). New York, NY : Kingfisher.

Citation by: Rebecca Tabb

Call Number: Y423 Kingfisher

Description: An updated version of the 2003 dictionary in a traditional format with a thesaurus.

Relevance and Relationship: The library has a small collection of dictionary and none that are illustrated. Younger primary students especially would enjoy this.

Purpose: To provide students with a quick resource for defi
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