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Welcome to Oxford Children’s Dictionaries

Oxford Children’s Dictionaries are specially created to help children develop their vocabulary and understanding, with age-appropriate definitions carefully levelled for different reading stages.

Using language research drawn from the Oxford Corpus, and developed with the help of experts, teachers and students, our dictionaries help give young people the essential skills they need to succeed at school and in life.

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First dictionaries

From learning to spell with phonics to building vocabulary, these books will support your child’s development.

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Creative writing

Books to inspire young writers. Explore the marvellous world of Roald Dahl’s language, and create your own stories.

Creative writing books

Big Words for Little People

A new series of picture books exploring big topics with young children, packed with educational goodness.

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Roald Dahl

Phizz-whizzing books designed to help children explore Roald Dahl’s wonderful world of magical words, and inspire them to create their own.