12,000 terms, 2,000 illustrations and 500 topics -- a visual dictionary that's educational and fun to use.
From the animal kingdom to the world of sports, from public places to the sciences, The Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary explores a wide range of subjects that interest young readers. Meticulously labeled illustrations along with an extraordinary degree of detail help define words both simply and precisely.
The more than 12,000 terms are defined within 22 themes:
Based on the hugely popular The Firefly Visual Dictionary, the content has been specially edited for young readers. Thoroughly annotated illustrations help children acquire new vocabulary. Color-coded tabs and an extensive index make it simple to find a particular word or subject.
The Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary will be an indispensable resource in the classroom, in the library or at home.
Jean-Claude Corbeil is a consultant and expert in linguistic planning with a worldwide reputation in the fields of comparative terminology and sociolinguistics.
Ariane Archambault is a specialist in applied linguistics who taught foreign languages before becoming a terminologist and editor of dictionaries.
A good visual dictionary has a place on the ready-reference shelf ... libraries will find one or both of the Firefly Junior dictionaries useful additions to their collections.
Designed for young users... a good visual dictionary has a place on the ready-reference shelf.
The dictionary can be of interest to children, young adults, and adults. It is also suitable for English as Second Language (ESL) students. [The book] is a compilation of accurate, annotated, and colorful illustrations... It is highly recommended for public and school libraries to have a copy available for reader reference.