Merriam-Webster's First Dictionary

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A unique treasury of words especially written for children in grades K–2, ages 5–7.

  • Introduces young readers to 3,000 words using 1,000 entries
  • Hundreds of captivating illustrations by beloved children's illustrator Ruth Heller
  • Have fun learning about words, their meanings, and how to spell them
  • Teaches basic dictionary skills: alphabetization, spelling, parts of speech, letter sounds, use of synonyms and antonyms, homographs and homophones
  • Jokes, riddles, poems, and fun facts based on word play make learning fun
  • References to popular stories, fairy tales, myths, and nursery rhymes spark imagination and encourage language exploration
  • Words, phrases, and their meanings are discussed in full age-appropriate sentences, with usage examples to show how they are used in context

Format: Laminated Hardcover
Copyright: 2021
Pages: 448
Size: 8 3/4” x 11 1/8”
ISBN: 978-0-87779-374-8


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