"12,000 terms, 2,000 illustrations and 500 topics -- a visual dictionary that's educational and fun to use." From the animal kingdom to the world of sports, from public places to the sciences, The Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary explores a wide range of subjects that interest young readers. Meticulously labeled illustrations along with an extraordinary degree of detail help define words both simply and precisely. The more than 12,000 terms are defined within 22 themes: Astronomy Science Geography Energy Geology Transportation and machinery Weather Arts Environment Architecture Plant kingdom Music Animal kingdom Communications Human being Society Food Sports Clothing and personal objects Leisure activities and games House Symbols Based on the hugely popular The Firefly Visual Dictionary, the content has been specially edited for young readers. Thoroughly annotated illustrations help children acquire new vocabulary. Color-coded tabs and an extensive index make it simple to find a particular word or subject. The Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary will bean indispensable resource in the classroom, in the library or at home.Corbeil, Jean-Claude is the author of 'Firefly Junior Visual Dictionary ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781554071890 and ISBN 1554071895.