Barron's First Thesaurus (Paperback)
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Barron 1/2s First Thesaurus, written and illustrated for primary school children, will help them build their vocabularies as they are introduced to the idea of a thesaurus. The first thing they learn is that a thesaurus isn 1/2t the same as a dictionary. It 1/2s purpose is to present many synonyms for each of its main entries 1/2or headwords 1/2while a dictionary focuses more attention on word definitions. This good-looking volume presents more than 100 headwords 1/2one headword to a page 1/2then provides a short definition that includes synonyms an example sentence, a separate list of synonyms, and where appropriate, an antonym. Young readers will find a total of more than 1,000 synonyms that will strengthen their vocabularies and improve their writing styles for classroom assignments. Each alphabetically listed headword appears in an attractive layout with cartoon-style color illustrations to help clarify word meanings. Kids will discover that using a thesaurus is not only instructive, but fun, too.