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Blog posts for: Oxford Children's Dictionaries

Big Words for Little People Calmness

Big Words for Little People Calmness

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Calmness. Using carefully chosen words and phrases, such as ‘breathe’ or ‘balance’, it creates a special moment for grown-ups and young children to focus on what it means to be calm and how to cope with worries.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People Doing Your Best

Big Words for Little People Doing Your Best

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Doing Your Best. 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’s from Oxford, it’s packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People Friendship

Big Words for Little People Friendship

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Friendship. 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 Happiness

Big Words for Little People Happiness

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Happiness. 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: 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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How To Be A Young #Writer

How To Be A Young #Writer

Created to inspire and guide budding writers, this book by Christopher Edge covers tips and advice for plot, characterisation, world-building, tone, editing, and much more to turn initial ideas into powerful stories.

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How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

This is a humorous and authoritative book that will awaken the author in every child. It is filled with tips on how to use wonderful and weird words, invent new words, and write powerful sentences using metaphors, similes, and idioms. Children will soon be creating stories that will stay with their writers and readers forever.

For ages 7–13.

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Mickey and the Missing Spy

Mickey and the Missing Spy

Mickey is a secret agent for the Top Secret Animal spy ring COBRA. When her hero and codebreaker extraordinaire Hildegarde L. McTavish disappears, Mickey feels it’s her duty to investigate. But the Animal Spies do not meddle in human affairs – will Mickey be able to bridge the gap between human and animal spies?

Suitable for age 7+

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My Best Short Story in 500 Words

My Best Short Story in 500 Words

A must-have notebook for kids to craft their page-turner tales, with story prompts and writing tips, and activity pages for making up words, sketching characters and building the best short story. Created by award-winning children’s author Christopher Edge.

Suitable for age 6+

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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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