The 1350 words in this dictionary are the basic words for a beginning reader's vocabulary. Their definitions are implicit in the broadly cartooned illustrations for each word. These come 6 or 7 to a page and are done in primary colors with a good eye for what the youngest readers are likely to find visually funny. Words introduced in the antic A section are used repeatedly through to the zany Z's. A crowded lure for use with the reluctant beginner.