Young adults: Children's Reference

  • ASQOV 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.99
    A fantastic colour 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 handy thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Unlike any other school thesaurus, with the Collins Gem School Thesaurus you can be sure you're using the right word every time. 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 school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
  • CJU2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £10.99
    With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, this handy dictionary is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, exams and at home. This is divided into three sections: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.

    The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group to help target and rectify these common mistakes.

    It will be a valuable resource for preparation for students taking exams with increased focus on accurate spelling and grammar. It will be a user-friendly techniques and grammar.
  • AQQWM 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    The world's best-selling mini dictionary. This new edition, in colour, is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. The ideal portable companion for all. This handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations. The clear colour layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes an up-to-date supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites. 85,000 words, meanings, and phrases
  • BMNAS 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.99
    The essential word finder for all students of English. Each entry is followed by a wide range of alternative words and examples, making it easy to choose the most appropriate alternative for every context. Planned in consultation with teachers and supporting the requirements of the school National Curriculum, this thesaurus has a clear and easy-to-use layout, with an alphabetical indicator on each page, making it easy to find information quickly. It includes thousands of synonyms and antonyms as well as short definitions for all main entry words. Examples are given for all synonyms to show how they are used and to help students choose the right one for their context. The `more synonyms' feature and `types of' panels help to extend students' vocabulary and extra help is given to help avoid overuse of very common words. A special section focusses on writing skills and helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in all areas of written work.
  • AQQWN 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    This new edition of the Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference. Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus provides the most up-to-date words, clear definitions and accessible same-page dictionary and thesaurus texts - all in the handy and portable Gem format. In addition to the wide range of definitions and synonyms, the Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With its clear colour layout and matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you can be confident that the Collins Gem Dictionary & Thesaurus will help you find all the latest words you need - and fast!
  • ALTEU 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £19.89
    • RRP £20.00
    The Classical Music Encylopedia, now fully updated, traces the development of Western music from medieval times through to the twenty-first century. Each chapter begins with an Introduction to the era, followed by an A to Z of the key composers and musicians of the era, with an expert's recommended recording for each entry. Within these, the musical greats - from Mozart to Stravinksy - have more extensive entries. The Styles and Forms sections discuss the many different styles of music, from the earliest notation to the minimalism of the twentieth century, while the development of each era's Instruments is also extensively investigated. Written by many of the world's leading experts in the field, this invaluable encyclopedia is comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly informative - an essential guide for readers of all levels.
  • AKBOB 11 years +
    11 years +
    (3)
    • £14.39
    • RRP £17.99
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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 three sections, each covering the key aspects of the curriculum for Physics, Biology and Chemistry, and including important charts, tables and lists. It is brightly and clearly illustrated. It is internet-linked to further online educational resources through the Usborne Quicklinks website.
  • AEGQX 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £12.69
    • RRP £15.99
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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.
  • Oxford Student's Thesaurus - Paperback - 9780192749390 - Oxford Dictionaries
    AUURX 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With new synonyms and real-life examples, the Oxford Student's Thesaurus is the ideal companion to the new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary. With panels on overused words and extra topic vocabulary, it is packed with writing support for exam-taking students. Includes a new supplement to give students confidence with language when writing longer essay questions as well as how to make answers succinct and clear. Also includes tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • AEGQW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    This new edition of the Oxford School Atlas includes 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 curriculum themes such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate, economic activity, and development. It includes comprehensive coverage of the British Isles, and case studies of Italy, Kenya, Brazil, Japan, China, California, the Indian Ocean tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and Antarctica. The Oxford School 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.
  • AUURY 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £10.69
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
  • APMYR 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills.
  • AEKWW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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 +
    • £11.29
    • RRP £12.99
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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
  • AMYEZ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £11.29
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    Britain's best-selling secondary school atlas, now in its 98th Edition, Philip's Modern School Atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education (14-18 year olds), suitable for Key Stage 4, GCSE, A-Level and international schools. The contents are divided into sections for ease of use, with each page colour-coded for rapid reference. A 12-page Remote Sensing section covers such topics as satellite imagery and GIS (with an explanation of false-colour usage), incorporating a selection of images used in studies of exploration, land reclamation, erosion, geology, pollution and urban regeneration, with explanatory text. The next section covers the United Kingdom and Ireland in 31 pages. With physically coloured maps, this is the most accurate mapping of the UK and Ireland available at the chosen scales - accompanying the physical maps are thematic maps on numerous key social and economic themes. The middle section is made up of 74 pages of World topographical maps, incorporating continental thematic maps on topics such as climate, population and economics, followed by 30 pages of World thematic maps. Completing the atlas is a section of World social and economic statistics, accompanied by the index to the topographical maps in the atlas, showing letter-figure grid references as well as latitude and longitude co-ordinates. Available in both hardback and paperback formats, Philip's Modern School Atlas 98th Edition is an unbeatable combination of highly detailed physical mapping backed up by numerous tables and thematic maps.
  • AGOBX 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £11.29
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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
  • AEBUL 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £6.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    Collins Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary offers learners extensive and up-to-date coverage of Vietnamese and English in a portable format, with a handy supplement of essential grammar points for each language. This Vietnamese dictionary is designed for all levels of language learner, whether at home, at school, or at work. It is the ideal text for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a portable format. * Collins Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Vietnamese and English that you will need to know. * An easy-to-use and reliable dictionary. * A two-way dictionary: Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese. * A grammar supplement covers the essential grammar points for both languages. * The clear user-friendly layout ensures that you can quickly find the information you need.
  • ABQJW 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Collins Gem English-Hindi/Hindi-English Dictionary gives up-to-date coverage of Hindi and English in a compact, portable format. This dictionary is designed for all levels of user working with Hindi and English, whether at home, at school, or at work. It is the ideal dictionary for anyone who needs translation help in a handy, portable format. o Collins Gem English-Hindi/Hindi English Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Hindi and English that you will need to know. o An easy-to-use and reliable dictionary. o A two-way dictionary: Hindi-English and English-Hindi. o Over 30,000 references and translations
  • AUURW 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £9.09
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • ARGND 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    The all-in-one guide to using English, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need and a unique full grammar of English to answer all those tricky questions. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, the Collins English Dictionary and Grammar has comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. With this dictionary you can find all the words and definitions you need, as it boasts a comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. It also contains the latest words to enter the language. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. With an invaluable Grammar of English written by the Editor of Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage you will find all the answers to those lingering doubts on the English language. 200,000 words, meanings, and phrases
  • AMZGR 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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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.
  • APPBV 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    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.
  • AIHJH 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    This new edition of Collins Mini English Dictionary is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language.

    Collins Mini English Dictionary is the ideal portable companion for all. The handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations.

    The clear colour layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes a brand new supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites.
  • AHGYM 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £9.99
    Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary helps you build up your vocabulary skills and is the ideal companion to any of the ever-popular Easy Learning Italian range. Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary is designed for learners of Italian of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. * Easy to use: Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary gives you all the words and phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural Italian. * Easy to read: clear layout and 50 handy vocabulary sections ensure that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: example phrases show you how Italian is really used. * Easy to learn: within each topic, Italian vocabulary is split into essential, important and useful words, so you can decide which level of learning is right for you. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Italian range are: Collins Easy Learning Italian Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Italian Conversation, Collins Easy Learning Italian Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Italian Grammar and Practice and Collins Easy Learning Italian Verbs.