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The Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault

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list price: $19.95 USD
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published: Sep 2006
ISBN:9781554071890
publisher: Firefly Books
imprint: FIRB
Description

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:

  • Astronomy
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Energy
  • Geology
  • Transportation and machinery
  • Weather
  • Arts
  • Environment
  • Architecture
  • Plant kingdom
  • Music
  • Animal kingdom
  • Communications
  • Human being
  • Society
  • Food
  • Sports
  • Clothing and personal objects
  • Leisure activities and games
  • House
  • Symbols

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.

 

About the Authors

Jean-Claude Corbeil

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Ariane Archambault

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Contributor Notes

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.

 

Editorial Reviews

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.

— Booklist

Designed for young users... a good visual dictionary has a place on the ready-reference shelf.

— Booklist

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.

— American Reference Books Annual 2008

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