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Macquarie Children's Dictionary 2nd Edition
1 Macquarie Children's Dictionary 2nd Edition
Australia Macquarie Dictionary Publishers 2003 1876429402 / 9781876429409 2nd Edition Soft cover New Book 28.2 x 21.2 x 0.6 cm Beth Norling 
This picture dictionary is for children who are in their first year of reading. The dictionary:- entertains with attractive illustrations- presents each word clearly to assist young readers- conveys the meaning in easy-to-read, helpful sentences- encourages children to use a dictionary. Children at this stage of development are building on early competence in spoken and written language. They are also adapting what they know about language to communicate more effectively. Guided use of the Macquarie Children's Dictionary will enhance children's understanding about some simple features of written language which are crucial to their continued development in reading and writing. – Rosalie Nott, Education Consultant. This new edition has been completely updated with new illustrations and examples. 
Price: 18.95 AUD
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Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary, Andrew Delahunty
2 Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary
Andrew Delahunty UK Oxford University Press 2016 0192746049 / 9780192746047 Soft cover New Book 18.4 x 14.2 x 1.7 cm Emma Chichester Clark 
The Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary, beautifully illustrated by well-known picture book artist Emma Chichester Clark, is the perfect first building block for 5-7 year-olds to engage with words and language. Over 2000 entries give clear meanings and definitions, parts of speech, word forms, word families, synonyms and opposites to build vocabulary and first literacy skills. Not just a dictionary, this unique book brings to life the world of fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and picture books that children love. Winnie the Pooh and Georgie Porgie appear alongside Aladdin and Cinderella in the innovative example sentences. Rhyming words, little words hiding in big words, and riddles provide plenty of opportunities for fun word play, along with amusing word jokes and child-friendly word origins. The entry for 'crocodile' tells the child that the word comes from a Greek word meaning 'lizard' and ends with the joke: 'What's a crocodile's favourite Game? Snap.' This wealth of information and fun with words is presented in a contemporary, easy-to-use, engaging layout, creating the most accessible and affordable dictionary and gift-book combination, the perfect buy for Christmas and holidays as well as for everyday use. 
Price: 18.95 AUD
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My Desktop Dictionary: Revised Edition, Cliff Derkson
3 My Desktop Dictionary: Revised Edition
Cliff Derkson Australia RIC Publications 1995 186311260X / 9781863112604 Revised Edition Soft cover New Book 25.0 x 19.0 cm 
My Desktop Dictionary. A child's first dictionary. My Desktop dictionary is designed, written and illustrated for young children in their first years of learning. It is a student dictionary for children who are developing a written vocabulary and contains a wide range of commonly used words. Ample space is provided for recording new words that students may add to the dictionary. Features:- Designed, written and illustrated for young children. Contains a wide range of commonly used words, plus space for recording new words. A blank square at the top right-hand corner of each double page allows children to write letters of the alphabet in their school script. A popular, high-interest theme for each letter of the alphabet. Lists of commonly used topics and themes. 64 pages. 
Price: 6.95 AUD
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Collins Compact Dictionary And Thesaurus in Colour 3rd Edition, Collins
4 Collins Compact Dictionary And Thesaurus in Colour 3rd Edition
Collins UK Harper Collins 2009 0007299370 / 9780007299379 3rd Edition Hardcover New Book 18.6 x 11.7 x 4.5 cm 
This new edition of the COMPACT DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS is a quick and easy-to-use reference book, ideal for the home or office. The dictionary text provides clear, straightforward definitions reflecting today′s language, while the matching thesaurus text gives a generous choice of synonyms, as well as antonyms for key entries. Spelling help is given for all irregular forms of words and pronunciation help is given for all difficult words. In addition, language notes throughout the dictionary text provide additional advice on using English correctly and effectively. The range of information given in the COLLINS COMPACT DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS makes it an invaluable and attractively-priced quick reference source. Discover all the very latest words as they appear in the language with grammar, usage and writing tips. You can rely on Collins: all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 2.5-billion-word database of today′s English. Accessible, colour layout that′s easy on the eye, guiding you quickly to what you want. 
Price: 19.95 AUD
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Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary 2nd Edition, Collins Dictionaries
5 Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary 2nd Edition
Collins Dictionaries UK Collins 2014 0007553056 / 9780007553051 2nd Edition Soft cover New Book 24.6 x 18.8 x 1.1 cm 
A best-selling illustrated dictionary for children aged 6 and over with full sentence definitions and child-friendly example sentences, along with beautiful colourful illustrations and photographs, colour headwords and an A-Z on every page. Especially written to support the needs of children aged 6 to 8, introducing key dictionary features such as parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective or adverb) and other forms of a word, for example plurals or past tense of a verb.The clear and spacious layout, guide words at the top of each page plus the A-Z 'tab' index on each page ensure that the dictionary is child-friendly. Bright, colourful illustrations and photographs support language learning and make it fun.Full sentence definitions and example sentences show the headword used in a context familiar to children.The Collins Word Wizard supplement gives extra help with vocabulary through illustrated word topic pages, and support for writing including grammar, punctuation and spelling tips. 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary 4th Edition, Edited by Amanda Laugesen and Mark Gwynn
6 Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary 4th Edition
Edited by Amanda Laugesen and Mark Gwynn Australia Oxford University Press 2015 0195597435 / 9780195597431 4th Edition Soft cover New Book 22.4 x 15.3 x 2.8 cm 
Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary is an essential reference for Australian Upper Primary students with appendix words that identify core words in key learning areas. Over 14,000 headwords. Blue shaded feature boxes (easily distinguished from entries). Alphabet strip on the side of every page acts as a thumb index Parts of speech, plurals and derivatives written out in full to help with grammar. Word origins are provided for borrowings from Aboriginal languages. A map at the back shows the location of the 22 Aboriginal languages referred to in this dictionary. Illustrative sentences from well-known texts such as: Harry Potter, Wind in the Willows, Cloudstreet, Matilda, Twilight, Peter Pan and Winnie-the-Pooh. Appendix of independent countries. 
Price: 29.95 AUD
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Oxford Australian Middle Primary Thesaurus, Edited by Ann Knight
7 Oxford Australian Middle Primary Thesaurus
Edited by Ann Knight Australia Oxford University Press 2007 0195551885 / 9780195551884 Soft cover New Book 
The most comprehensive, up-to-date middle primary thesaurus in Australia. An essential reference for students as they build word knowledge skills to utilise in their writing. Over 50,000 bold, red headwords Example sentences show words used in context Cross-references to related words included Special panels provide a range of related words to widen vocabulary and extend topic work Running alphabet strip on every page to assist students to locate a specific letter easily 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Oxford Australian Middle Primary Dictionary and Thesaurus, Edited by Katrina Heydon
8 Oxford Australian Middle Primary Dictionary and Thesaurus
Edited by Katrina Heydon Australia Oxford University Press 2010 0195568850 / 9780195568851 Soft cover New Book 
The Australian Middle Primary Dictionary & Thesaurus is the most up-to-date, fully integrated primary dictionary and thesaurus available in Australia. It draws on the very latest Australian research into the words most commonly used by Australian children in Years 3 and 4, and combines a dictionary and thesaurus using an innovative one-stop entry format. Each of the 404 words from the Oxford Wordlist Plus© has its own entry, identified by a small icon next to the headword. For children aged 8-12 years old Completely up-to-date, comprehensive content Includes words and example sentences relevant to Australian children Uses a simple respelling system Word origins explains where words come from Synonyms and antonyms are included within dictionary entries, printed in red for easy recognition Links to Oxford Wordlist Plus© research. The Oxford Wordlist Plus© is printed in the back of the book for easy reference. Each of the 404 words from the Oxford Wordlist Plus© has its own entry, identified by a small icon next to the headword. Research has shown that these are the words Australian children in Years 3 and 4 write most frequently. 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Australian Middle Primary Oxford Dictionary, Edited by Sarah Ogilvie
9 Australian Middle Primary Oxford Dictionary
Edited by Sarah Ogilvie Australia Oxford University Press 2007 0195551877 / 9780195551877 Soft cover New Book 22.4 x 15.0 x 2.9 cm 
Australia's most comprehensive Middle Primary dictionary, covering all the latest words students need to know, and featuring a special study section. Special Study Pages in the centre of the dictionary contain fun information about words and grammar, a map of Australia showing the Aboriginal languages that have given us some of our words, and a table of handy hints for spelling.Over 25,000 bold, blue headwords with simple and concise definitionsExample sentences to show words in contextPronunciation guide given for difficult or unusual words 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary NSW New South Wales, Firefly Education
10 Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary NSW New South Wales
Firefly Education Australia Firefly Education 2013 1741352649 / 9781741352641 Soft cover New Book 
The Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary New South Wales develops early spelling and dictionary skills, using NSW Foundation Style font. It assists young children with spelling and written language by: Teaching alphabetical order. Developing dictionary skills to locate words. Brainy Bug Dictionary includes letters and words in alphabetical order and allows each child to keep a record of their own frequently used words. In Part One, word lists appear in alphabetical order from A to Z. Listed under the letter on each page are a number of basic, most frequently used words. In Part Two, each page is associated with a theme from which frequently used words arise. Themes used include colour, parts of the body, animals, shapes, etc. Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary also includes notes and suggestions on different ways to use the dictionary and activities. 
Price: 6.95 AUD
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Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary VIC/WA Victoria and Western Australia, Firefly Education
11 Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary VIC/WA Victoria and Western Australia
Firefly Education Australia Firefly Education 2013 1741352282 / 9781741352283 Soft cover New Book 
The Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary Victoria/Western Australia develops early spelling and dictionary skills, using Victorian Modern Cursive Script. It assists young children with spelling and written language by: Teaching alphabetical order. Developing dictionary skills to locate words. Brainy Bug Dictionary includes letters and words in alphabetical order and allows each child to keep a record of their own frequently used words. In Part One, word lists appear in alphabetical order from A to Z. Listed under the letter on each page are a number of basic, most frequently used words. In Part Two, each page is associated with a theme from which frequently used words arise. Themes used include colour, parts of the body, animals, shapes, etc. Brainy Bug Beginner's Dictionary also includes notes and suggestions on different ways to use the dictionary and activities. 
Price: 6.95 AUD
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Writing Time Early Years Dictionary (Queensland Beginner's Alphabet), Firefly Education
12 Writing Time Early Years Dictionary (Queensland Beginner's Alphabet)
Firefly Education Australia Firefly Education 2013 1741353335 / 9781741353334 Soft cover New Book 
The Writing Time Early Years Dictionary develops early spelling and dictionary skills, using Queensland Beginner's Alphabet. It assists young children with spelling and written language by: Teaching alphabetical order. Developing dictionary skills to locate words. Writing Time Dictionary includes letters and words in alphabetical order and allows each child to keep a record of their own frequently used words. In Part One, word lists appear in alphabetical order from A to Z. Listed under the letter on each page are a number of basic, most frequently used words. In Part Two, each page is associated with a theme from which frequently used words arise. Themes used include colour, parts of the body, animals, shapes, etc. Writing Time Early Years Dictionary also includes notes and suggestions on different ways to use the dictionary and activities. 
Price: 6.95 AUD
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Targeting Maths Dictionary, Garda Turner
13 Targeting Maths Dictionary
Garda Turner Australia Pascal Press 2001 1920728147 / 9781920728144 Soft cover New Book 
This dictionary is an essential guide to the mathematical language and concepts used in Australian Primary Schools. Written with the young reader in mind, this dictionary provides clear and simple definitions. Filled with photos and diagrams, this colourful reference book will bring the language of mathematics to life for primary school students. Also included are many charts, including symbols, abbreviations, shapes, prime numbers, Roman numerals and fraction and measurement conversion tables. 
Price: 11.95 AUD
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Heinemann Australian Student Dictionary 7th Edition, Heinemann
14 Heinemann Australian Student Dictionary 7th Edition
Heinemann Australia Pearson 2006 1740815211 / 9781740815215 7th Edition Hardcover New Book 18.5 x 11.5 x 4.5 cm 
This updated edition contains another 300 new entries compiled by practising teachers from around Australia. Word inclusions span subjects such as physical geography, science and IT, as well as words relating to recreation, media, technology, food and popular culture. Word images links (WILs) focus on visual literacy and challenge readers to connect words, images and ideas. The Heinemann Australian Student Dictionary 7th Edition has the following key features: Extended 'Language Note' boxes featuring tips on writing. Tricky Words' boxes that clarify meaning and use of similar or confusing words. Expanded 'Word Origins' boxes. Thesaurus-style inclusion of synonyms and antonyms. Flagged homophones to assist students with usage The Auslan alphabet. Suitable for 10-14 year old students. 
Price: 46.95 AUD
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Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary, Jenny Roberts and  Richard Hudson
15 Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary
Jenny Roberts and Richard Hudson Australia Oxford University Press 2016 0192745697 / 9780192745699 Soft cover New Book 24.0 x 18.6 x 0.6 cm 
Colourful and fun-to-use, this first reference book divides into three sections: grammar, punctuation, and spelling. In the first section, there are simple meanings, with friendly examples and interactive questions, for all the grammar terms required by the curriculum. Then it gives the punctuation marks and shows how to use them and finally provides rules and tips to support first spelling. At the back is an alphabetical dictionary of the curriculum words that children need to know, including tricky words, and fun ways to remember how to spell them. A cast of colourful, friendly birds give parents and teachers questions and tips to clarify understanding. The dictionary is accessible and age-appropriate. A valuable resource for preparation for all levels for the KS1 Test. Online spelling lists, punctuation, and grammar activities will be provided for easy practice at home or as part of lesson starters or as homework. 
Price: 21.95 AUD
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Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary 5th Edition, Judith De Klerk and Amanda Marasco
16 Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary 5th Edition
Judith De Klerk and Amanda Marasco Australia Pearson Education 2013 1486009832 / 9781486009831 5th Edition Soft cover New Book 21.0 x 17.0 x 1.1 cm 
The Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary 5th edition is a revised and improved edition of Australia’s best-selling mathematics dictionary incorporating all the mathematical terms in the Australian Curriculum glossary. Compatible with the Australian Curriculum. New, more engaging design. Over 80 new entries to cater for students up to year 10. Photographs replacing some illustrations where appropriate. Theme colours for letters and matching colour tabs for improved navigation. An index at the back of the book. Accurate definitions written in clear and simple language suitable for primary and secondary students. Clear, precise and concise explanations of complex terms. Examples and illustrations to support each definition. A useful informations section providing symbols, formulas and other supporting mathematical terms. The Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary 5th edition is an essential resource for primary and secondary students up to Year 10, teachers, student teachers and parents. 
Price: 23.95 AUD
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First Australian Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***, Katrina Heydon
17 First Australian Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***
Katrina Heydon Australia Oxford University Press 2009 0195551931 / 9780195551938 Soft cover New Book 27.5 x 23.0 x 1.7 cm 
A fully intergrated entry format Lower Primary dictionary and thesaurus. This book draws on the latest Oxford Wordlist research from students' common word use in their first three years of school. Dictionary headwords and thesaurus entries wtih customised fonts to find words easily, plus side alphabet guides Includes current words, meaningful for today's Australian children Clear definitions are reinforced by example sentences Simple respelling system to aid pronunciation Word origins are explained while synonyms and antonyms are included within dictionary entries Each of the 307 Oxford Wordlist words has its own entry identified by the Maggie the Magpie icon 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Other Words: A Thesaurus for Young Writers 2nd Edition, Leigh Tonks
18 Other Words: A Thesaurus for Young Writers 2nd Edition
Leigh Tonks Australia Macmillan 2008 1420265016 / 9781420265019 2nd Edition Soft cover New Book 21.0 x 13.3 x 0.8 cm 
A Thesaurus for Young Writers Other Words will assist young writers to express their thoughts and feelings accurately in writing. It will extend their vocabularies and develop their confidence as writers. It is the ideal first thesaurus, with extensive wordlists in alphabetical orders by keywords commonly used by young students. Features: * a clear and lively collection of words * fun cartoons to inspire creativity * index and simple cross-references * appendixes with special subject wordlists, such as animals, civics, environment 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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Heinemann Primary Dictionary, Linsay Knight
19 Heinemann Primary Dictionary
Linsay Knight Australia Pearson 1996 0731219597 / 9780731219599 1st Edition Soft cover New Book 23.0 x 16.0 x 3.2 cm 
A perfect resource for primary students as they learn and develop. The Heinemann Lower Primary Dictionary supports younger students with illustrations that link words to meanings, and a student-friendly design that helps them find what they are looking for as easily as possible. Older and more confident students can graduate to the Heinemann Primary Dictionary, which includes a greater selection of words, and useful information on etymology. Key features of the Heinemann Primary Dictionary include: Over 13,500 headwords. Simple pronunciation guide. Information on usage, origins and homophones. Ideal for upper primary students. Suitable for lower primary to upper primary students. 
Price: 28.95 AUD
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Macmillan Australian Pocket Dictionary, Macmillan
20 Macmillan Australian Pocket Dictionary
Macmillan Australia Macmillan 2015 1742619967 / 9781742619965 Hardcover New Book 18.8 x 11.9 x 5.9 cm 
The Macmillan Australian Pocket Dictionary is the perfect reference for the school, home or office. It has been compiled with Australian secondary students in mind, and its concise and convenient format makes it equally ideal for general reference. It presents an extensive up-to-date coverage of English as it is used in the Australian context. Features of the Macmillan Australian Pocket Dictionary: More than 50,000 words and phrases. More than 80,000 definitions. New words reflecting changes in the Australian experience -- street journalism, crowdfunding, battlefield tourism, regift, wingsuit. pronunciations. Idiomatic phrases. an essential guide to grammar and Punctuation. A list of common abbreviations. 
Price: 28.95 AUD
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