Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary 9780192736451


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Illustrated by:Quentin Blake Format:Hardback 288 pages, Colour Publisher:Oxford University Press Imprint:Oxford University Press ISBN:9780192736451 Published: 2 Jun 2016 Classifications:Dictionaries, school dictionaries (Children's / Teenage) Readership:Children / Juvenile Weight:982g Dimensions:200 x 254 x 26 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom Description A new unique Roald Dahl Dictionary from Oxford. This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect an 'Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary' to be ordinary, would you? Lots of dictionaries tell you what an 'alligator' is, or how to spell 'balloon' but they won't explain the difference between a 'ringbeller' and a 'trogglehumper', or say why witches need 'gruntles' eggs' or suggest a word for the shape of a 'Knid'. This dictionary does all those things. Allthe words that Roald Dahl invented are here, like 'biffsquiggled' and 'whizzpopping' to remind you what means what, but that is not all. You'll also find out where words came from, rhyming words, synonyms and lots of alternative words for words that are overused. Oxford Children's Dictionaries areperfect for supporting literacy and learning and this is the world's first Roald Dahl Dictionary from the word experts at Oxford University Press. With real citations from Roald Dahl's children's books and illustrations by Quentin Blake, this is authoritative, engaging and accessible and will inspire and encourage young writers and readers. All titles are supplied firm sale i.e. non-returnable


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