This dynamic and superbly presented American English dictionary consists of 1,500 commonly-used words, 1,700 example sentences, and almost a thousand vivid illustrations. Its pronunciation guides include both the Kenyon and Knott Phonetic Alphabet (K.K.) and the International Phonetic Alphabet (D.J.). The dictionary covers 25 topics on a variety of places and things, such as the classroom, the living room, the family, and animals, to name a few. It is an excellent language aid for children between the ages of three and twelve.