With over 11,000 simple definitions and more than 250 colour illustrations, this easy-to-use, pocket-sized dictionary is an ideal reference work for home and school. Revised and updated, this new edition contains the latest words and phrases, along with a simple guide to the different parts of speech, and handy hints and tips for writing in English. Straightforward definitions use words that the reader will understand. Comprehension is aided by detailed illustrations. It includes tips on grammar, spelling and writing.