Created especially for preschoolers and children in the first years of school, this dictionary lists nine hundred words, arranged alphabetically and illustrated with lively full-color drawings. The same families and pets recur in the pictures, presenting children with a familiar cast of characters. The A-to-Z list is complemented by nine thematic illustrations at the back of the book that feature related vocabulary grouped in settings such as a classroom, a supermarket, and an apartment. Includes word list developed by professional dictionary editors and educational consultants. The dictionary is updated with new art and a new cover. Front matter includes an informational note to teachers and parents.