A silly book with a serious purpose—to help children recognize, remember, and really enjoy using a basic vocabulary of 1350 words. Written and illustrated by P. D. Eastman—with help from the Cat (Dr. Seuss)—this decades-old dictionary pairs words with pictures that carry their meaning, making it simple enough even for nonreaders to understand. A wacky cast of characters reappears throughout the book, making this perhaps the only dictionary in the world that is actually fun to read!
Association for Childhood Education International Books for Children BibliographyWINNER 1964
About P.D. Eastman
P. D. EASTMAN wrote and/or illustrated many beloved children’s books, including Are You My Mother?, Go, Dog. Go!, and The Best Nest. After training at the National Academy of Design, P.D. worked at Walt Disney Productions and Warner Bros. Cartoons…. More about P.D. Eastman