From the creators of the bestseller Storytellers Dictionary comes the My Epic Life Dictionary for children ages 4-8 years. All the hilariously illustrated words every child needs to learn to express themselves in today's world.
This is not your average dictionary. It is a dictionary, but it's also a handbook for any child who wants to live a truly epic life. Designed by literacy experts to be hilariously fun and endlessly surprising, each page bursts with Hollywood illustration. The words are curated from relevant, global curriculum lists for kids aged four to eight, with extra challenging vocabulary added to the mix. This dictionary gives children the words they need to express themselves in every part of life from emotions to maths, food to philosophy, making a big mucky mess to cleaning up, as well as a whole section on the future of technology.
“This is the dictionary for the 21st century. I can’t imagine a more delightful way to learn about words than with these wild and hilarious characters. What’s especially exciting is that My Epic Life uses the very latest in the science of learning to grab children’s attention and teach them words about their world.
Educators take note! This dictionary will not only improve children’s vocabulary, it will accelerate it at epic speed.” -- Susan Neuman, Professor of Childhood Education and Literacy Development, NYU
“My Epic Life Dictionary is pure magic! Driven by compelling research on the importance of vocabulary development and socio-emotional learning for every child’s growth and development, this modern marvel is filled with compelling characters, powerful themes, and remarkable story-telling assets that every child and parent will love. It has been decades since I encountered a children’s dictionary that was so delightful and important!” -- Michael Levine, Chief Knowledge Officer, Sesame Street
Mrs Wordsmith exists to take every child on an epic word learning adventure that will make them smarter. Let’s face it. The world has moved on, but word learning has not. The engagement gap between video games and schoolwork has grown a mile wide, leaving kids uninspired. If engaged, they could be learning harder, more relevant words - if only they were made to care. They could be explaining, writing, arguing, and singing as only kids can.We’re the new word learning experts, here to ignite the adventurous word learner inside every child. Our data scientists choose the right word, regardless of age. We know when and how to teach a 6 year-old epic words like "discerning" - words that will make them better readers at any age. Both on paper and in digital, our team of award-winning Hollywood artists transport these words into the progressive, culturally diverse, and technologically advanced world children now live in. Epic words, taught in an epic way, making smarter kids!