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Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

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Description for Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary Hardcover. A dictionary of real and invented words used by the world's best storyteller. The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary reveals what they mean, where they came from and how he used them in his stories. It will inspire you to choose and use each word brilliantly in your own writing - whether it's a real word, a Roald Dahl word or your own made-up one! Illustrator(s): Blake, Quentin. Num Pages: 288 pages, Colour. BIC Classification: YRD. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 200 x 254 x 26. Weight in Grams: 982.
A new unique Roald Dahl Dictionary from Oxford. This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect an 'Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary' to be ordinary, would you? Lots of dictionaries tell you what an 'alligator' is, or how to spell 'balloon' but they won't explain the difference between a 'ringbeller' and a 'trogglehumper', or say why witches need 'gruntles' eggs' or suggest a word for the shape of a 'Knid'. This dictionary does all those things. All the words that Roald Dahl invented are here, like 'biffsquiggled' and 'whizzpopping' to remind you what means what, but ... Read more

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Susan Rennie has worked on many dictionaries for both children and adults, including the Oxford Primary Dictionary, Oxford Primary Thesaurus, the Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools and the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. She also writes books in Scots for children, and has translated the first Scots edition of Tintin. Susan is currently a Lecturer in English Language at the ... Read more

Reviews for Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary
Picked as one of Julia Eccleshare's Childrens Book of the Year 2016
The Guardian
Perfect for reading aloud and anyone who enjoys the sound and feeling of words
Cotswold Life
An excellently entertaining book for children from 8 to 100-plus. Buy it and enjoy it
Newbury Weekly News
This is a real dictionary, full ... Read more

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