Merriam-Webster's Dictionary for Children is an essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, at an affordable price. More than 36,000 entries with abundant usage examples. Hundreds of illustrations, photographs, diagrams, and more than 220 word history and 120 synonym paragraphs clarify meaning. Pronunciation paragraphs at the beginning of each letter explain the sounds that letters can have. Special sections include U.S. Presidents, Signs and Symbols, and a guide to punctuation, capitals, and italics. Includes 672 pages. Measures 7.375" x 9.24" . Trade paperback binding.