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Blog posts for: Non-fiction

Big Words for Little People: Bravery

Big Words for Little People: Bravery

This little hardback book creates a moment for you and your child to focus on Bravery. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it is from Oxford, it is packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People: Kindness

Big Words for Little People: Kindness

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Kindness. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it is from Oxford, it is packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Oxford Children’s Dictionary

Oxford Children’s Dictionary

A new edition of the popular Oxford Children’s Dictionary, ideal for homework help, with updated text and a new supplement on punctuation, grammar and spelling to help make writing easy and effective.

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Oxford First Dictionary

Oxford First Dictionary

This major new hardback edition of the Oxford First Dictionary includes new words to improve spelling, extend vocabulary and support comprehension in the curriculum. Its accessible alphabetical layout and new supplement on spelling and grammar tips and activities, makes it the perfect first dictionary for home and starting school!

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Oxford Primary Dictionary: 1

Oxford Primary Dictionary: 1

A new edition of the bestselling Oxford Primary Dictionary with more words added, more spelling support, and enhanced supplements for grammar and language help. Easy-to-use with clear entries and examples from the books children love reading, plus curriculum help, it is the ideal dictionary for children aged 8+.

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Oxford Primary Illustrated Dictionary

Oxford Primary Illustrated Dictionary

This new colourful dictionary is for children aged 7+ eager to discover new words and spellings. Not only does it feature clear definitions, word origins, and synonyms, but the letters start with fun facts, tips help with navigation, examples come from favourite books and the supplement gives extra vocabulary too.

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Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

From aardvark to zozimus, a real dictionary of everyday and extra-usual words invented by the world’s best storyteller. Suitable for children aged 8 years to adults who love Roald Dahl’s books.

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Oxford School Dictionary (Oxford Dictionary)

Oxford School Dictionary (Oxford Dictionary)

This new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Dictionary in hardback has contemporary, comprehensive vocabulary coverage, example sentences, and fascinating word origins. The dictionary supports students with their language and spelling skills, and helps with the transition from primary to secondary.

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Read with Oxford: Stage 1: Non-fiction: Weather and Seasons

Read with Oxford: Stage 1: Non-fiction: Weather and Seasons

Find out more about the different seasons, how to be ready for all types of weather, and how the world around us changes from daytime to night-time!

This Read with Oxford Stage 1 collection includes five phonics-based texts, specially written so that your child can read them for themselves: Sun Hat Sunscreen, Seasons, Day And Night, In The Wind, Rain!.

Approximate age: 3–4 years.

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Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Non-fiction: Make and Bake!

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Non-fiction: Make and Bake!

Find out how to make a sock puppet, grow your own picnic, and make a strawberry mess!

This Read with Oxford Stage 2 collection is designed to tap into your child’s interest in baking and making things, supporting national curriculum topics and providing phonics practice. It includes six texts full of fascinating facts: Frog Cards, Pancakes, Sock Goblins, Grow Me A Picnic, Strawberry Mess, Snack Attack.

Approximate age: 4–5 years.

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