The Oxford Children's Dictionary is illustrated in colour and aimed at readers at KS2, YR3-6 and P4-7 fo Scotland. 20,000 colour headwords. 150 colour illustrations. Pronunciation guides for difficult words eg. guerilla, ricochet. Information on word origins eg. rickshaw. No confusing abbreviations - word classes (parts of speech) and inflections written in full. Usage help to encourage accurate of language. Up-to-date example sentences and phrases show how words are used in context. Useful introduction and key on how to get the best out of the dictionary.