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The Dictionary of Difficult Words
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Jane Solomon is a lexicographer based in Oakland, California. She spends her days writing definitions and working on various projects for Dictionary.com. She's a member of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, the group that decides what new emoji pop up on our devices. Jane has a twin sister who is also a lexicographer.Louise Lockhart is an illustrator living in an old mill in a small town in England. She spends her days creating designs from little paper cut outs and line drawings, dreaming up worlds where men still wear suits and hats. As well as working as a freelance illustrator, Louise also applies her illustrations to products for the home, which she sells in her online shop The Printed Peanut. Her clients include: Heal's, Mini Boden, Flow Magazine, Anthropologie, Chronicle Books, The Independent, Anorak Magazine, Mollie Makes Magazine, Macmillan Publishers, Pavillion Books, Donna Wilson, Graniph, Design For Today, Cicada Books, Compendium Inc., Little Otsu, Hallmark Cards, M&S and Liberty.

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"A brilliant way to encourage children to appreciate the beauties of our language and to extend their vocabulary and improve their writing skills. Wonderful!" - Parents in Touch
"Highly recommended" - Gretchen McCulloch, Twitter
"The whole package is artfully colored and styled, with lexical and graphic marvels galore." - Stan Carey, Sentence First
"An appealing celebration of language" - Publishers Weekly
"One of the most adorable books I've ever seen." - Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl
"A perfect addition to any home library" - Toronto4Kids

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