Reference Books for Children

  • ATPFP 14 years +
    14 years +
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    A portable, up-to-the-minute Spanish dictionary. This latest mini edition comes with all the new and current words in Spanish and English plus handy links to Spanish verb tables. Its small, compact size makes it the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. Features include: * All the latest words in Spanish and English * Links to verb tables * Ideal companion to GCSE Spanish * User-friendly Phrasefinder supplement for travellers, including a handy menu-reader section * Clear, colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes * Durable, flexibound cover makes it ideal for travel or for the schoolbag All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, plus an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words such as can, that, ser, de, notes about life in Spanish-speaking countries and warnings on commonly confused words. The Phrasefinder section has been developed to give travellers on business, school and leisure trips all the essential phrases they need. The menu-reader section is a quick guide to the most common words and phrases you will find in Spanish bars and restaurants, ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations
  • ATPFQ 14 years +
    14 years +
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    A portable, up-to-the-minute Italian dictionary. This latest mini edition comes with all the new words in Italian and English plus handy links to Italian verb tables, making it the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. Features include: * All the latest words in Italian and English * Links to verb tables * Ideal companion to GCSE Italian * User-friendly Phrasefinder supplement for travellers, including a handy menu-reader section * Clear, colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, plus an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words, notes about life in Italy and warnings on commonly confused words. The Phrasefinder section has been developed to give travellers on business, school and leisure trips all the essential phrases they need. The menu-reader section is a quick guide to the most common words and phrases you will find in Italian bars and restaurants, ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations
  • ATPFR 14 years +
    14 years +
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    A portable, up-to-the-minute German dictionary. This latest mini edition comes with all the new, current words in German and English plus handy links to German verb tables, making it the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. Features include: * All the latest words in German and English * Links to verb tables * Ideal companion to GCSE German * User-friendly Phrasefinder supplement for travellers, including a handy menu-reader section * Clear, colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes * Durable, flexibound cover makes it ideal for travel or for the schoolbag * Durable, flexibound cover makes it ideal for travel or for the schoolbag All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, plus an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words, notes about life in German-speaking countries and warnings on commonly confused words. The Phrasefinder section has been developed to give travellers on business, school and leisure trips all the essential phrases they need. The menu-reader section is a quick guide to the most common words and phrases you will find in German bars and restaurants, ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations
  • ANHVH 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Ideal for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is clear, easy to use and in a handy format. Especially designed for KS3 school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how Spanish is really used. * The clear colour layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Soy, eres, es...Spanish verbs made easy! Each verb on the Spanish side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and German.
  • AQQWL 14 years +
    14 years +
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    This new edition of Collins Gem Thesaurus is part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries and thesauruses. This new edition is fully up-to-date, with the newest words to enter the English language, with thousands of synonyms and antonyms. With thousands of alternative words, subject lists and a useful supplement, this colour edition of the Collins Gem English Thesaurus is ideal for everyday use in home, school and office. The handy little thesaurus gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains a wide selection of alternative words and opposites, with the most useful words highlighted for ease of reference. The clear colour layout also makes the content easily accessible. Includes a brand new supplement which tackles questions of style and etiquette thrown up by both traditional and modern forms of communication. From letters to social media updates, it offers guidance and examples. 128,000 synonyms and antonyms
  • BTZRL 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A fantastic mini school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This mini thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any secondary school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
  • BTZRM 11 years +
    11 years +
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    The perfect mini dictionary for all students aged 11+. Updated to include around 20,000 entries, including all the words you need to know for school and exams, still contained in the best-selling Gem format. This handy mini-sized dictionary has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. With over 20,000 clear, concise definitions and extra help with difficult pronunciations, it gives core vocabulary for key curriculum exam subjects, plus thousands of examples of words in use. Developed with teachers, this dictionary is an indispensable tool for any secondary school student aged 11+. Furthermore, this new edition includes a guide to punctuation, spelling and grammar, to support students in class, and during home study. Have confidence - Help with spelling, pronunciation and difficult words Get it right - Clear definitions and core vocabulary for key subjects Get there fast - Clear, colour layout for easy accessibility Get more - Contains more entries than any other school dictionary of this size
  • AUURW 14 years +
    14 years +
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary is fully revised, with new curriculum vocabulary and up-to-date meanings. This is a comprehensive dictionary for students aged 14+ who need clear and straightforward definitions for vocabulary that they encounter at school and when preparing for exams. It includes subject specific language as well as everyday words and phrases. The new supplement gives spelling, punctuation and grammar tips for exam success, how to interpret exam command words and tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • AEKWW 11 years +
    11 years +
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    This is a new edition of this popular title, which provides a fantastic reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. It is split into 4 main sections covering all aspects of the national curriculum, from algebra to APRs, volume to vectors and trigonometry to transformation. It is brightly and clearly illustrated. It includes a glossary of mathematical terms and symbols. It comes with internet-links to help learners find out more about maths.
  • AGOCD 14 years +
    14 years +
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    The Oxford Student's Science Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives comprehensive coverage of the key scientific terminology that students in secondary school need for GCSE and beyond. The dictionary contains over 1000 scientific words and phrases in alphabetical order, with related words listed under each headword. There are feature panels on key topics such as electricity, classification, metals, and the periodic table, all fully supported by 2-colour diagrams and illustrations. Clear, accessible definitions and cross referencing give full clarity to complex scientific entries. It is the ideal companion to the Oxford Student's Mathematics Dictionary. Free downloadable learning resources, activities, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • AGOBX 14 years +
    14 years +
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    The Oxford Student's Mathematics Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives comprehensive coverage of the key maths terminology that students in secondary school need for GCSE and beyond. The dictionary contains over 1000 mathematical concepts in alphabetical order, with related words listed under each headword. There are feature panels on key topics such as fractions, geometry, logic, probability, units of measurement, and trigonometry, all fully supported by 2-colour diagrams and illustrations. Clear, accessible definitions and cross referencing give full clarity to complex mathematical entries. It is the ideal companion to the Oxford Student's Science Dictionary. Free downloadable learning resources, activities, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • APPBV 10 years +
    10 years +
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    This new edition of Collins Easy Learning Polish Dictionary is up to date and easy to use - the ideal dictionary for learners of English and Polish. Collins Easy Learning Polish Dictionary is designed for anyone who is starting to learn Polish or English. The dictionary covers everyday language in both Polish and English, so you can be sure of having access to all the vocabulary you need. Have confidence: all translations underlined and thousands of examples show you how to use the translation in context, plus hundreds of helpful language notes. Get it right: supplement giving practical guidance on communicating in natural Polish and English. Get there fast: clear colour layout ensuring that you can find what you want quickly and easily. Other titles available in the Polish range are the Collins Compact Polish Dictionary and the Collins Polish Gem - giving learners all the help they need in language learning. Words are tools for life. And a Collins dictionary makes them work for you.
  • AUURY 14 years +
    14 years +
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary is fully revised, with new curriculum vocabulary and up-to-date meanings. This is a comprehensive dictionary for students aged 14+ who need clear and straightforward definitions for vocabulary that they encounter at school and when preparing for exams. It includes subject specific language as well as everyday words and phrases. The new supplement gives spelling, punctuation and grammar tips for exam success, how to interpret exam command words and tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • AEGQX 11 years +
    11 years +
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student Atlas includes stunning satellite images, country data, and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. The atlas covers key exam specification themes and issues such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate and climate change, economic activity, development, and globalisation. It includes comprehensive coverage of the British Isles, Europe, and the world. It is the ideal atlas for students to use on exam courses. The Oxford Student Atlas is accompanied by an e-Atlas CD-ROM providing an interactive version of the atlas suitable for both individual study and whole-class display.
  • AMZGR 14 years +
    14 years +
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    Offers excellent coverage of today's language and usage. Clear presentation and colour layout allow maximum accessibility in a handy, take-anywhere format. Designed to give learners of Irish all the information they need in a handy, take-anywhere format. It includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, as well as the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of key words such as can, that, faoi, mar, and useful examples. There is a grammar supplement to help you to develop your knowledge of Irish and your confidence in the language and verb tables show all verb forms for the most common regular and irregular Irish verbs. In addition, there is a brand-new Phrasefinder supplement with all the most useful phrases at your fingertips. * All the latest words in both languages * Information on initial mutation * An in-depth Irish grammar supplement * A brand-new supplement with all the most useful phrases * Special treatment of key vocabulary items Also available in the Collins Irish dictionary range are Collins Irish School Dictionary, Collins Pocket Irish Dictionary and Collins Easy Learning Irish Dictionary.
  • APMYR 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £9.99
    An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills.