This combined dictionary and thesaurus is the smallest hardback in the Oxford range. The Little Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus is a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies or to solve everyday language problems and puzzles, wherever you are. This second edition features an attractive new design so that you can find what you need easily. This includes the integration of the dictionary and thesaurus text, meaning that the thesaurus entry for a word sits directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you do not have to hunt around the page to find the word you are looking for. A new centre section gives encyclopedic information such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings, queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping you to broaden your knowledge. Packed with help and information, the Little Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ideal small reference book for home, school, or work.