The Dictionary of Difficult Words

 Words by Jane Solomon & Illustrations by Louise Lockhart

Words by Jane Solomon & Illustrations by Louise Lockhart

What is a bumbershoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates?

Find out all this and more in The Dictionary of Difficult Words. Test your knowledge with more than 400 words to amaze and inspire budding wordsmiths, young and old alike. Written with simple, easy-to-understand definitions by lexicographer Jane Solomon, this dictionary celebrates the beauty of the English language for family trivia time spent around the printed page.

The Dictionary of Difficult Words is out spring 2019 with Quarto Books.