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The dictionary of difficult words / compiled and written by lexicographer Jane Solomon ; illustrated by Louise Lockhart.

Solomon, Jane, (author,, compiler.). Lockhart, Louise, (illustrator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury J423 SOLOMON (Text to phone) 37538147597849 Juvenile New Nonfiction Checked out 05/27/2021

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"With more than 400 perplexing words to test your wits!"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
"What is a bumbershoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates...? Find out all this and more....Test your knowledge with more than 400 words to amaze, confuse, and inspire budding wordsmiths (and adults). All of the words featured...are difficult to spell, hard to say, and their meanings are obscure to most children (and most adults)! Written with simple, easy-to-understand definitions...celebrates the beauty of the English language for family trivia time spent around the printed page"--Page [4] of cover.
Subject: English language > Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Picture dictionaries > Juvenile literature.
Vocabulary > Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Vocabulary > Juvenile literature.
English language > Dictionaries.
Picture dictionaries.
Genre: Dictionaries.
Picture dictionaries.
Instructional and educational works.
Picture books.

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