New and Noteworthy

Oxford's Canadian dictionary department continues to publish new and authoritative reference works.

Oxford Canadian Spelling Bee Dictionary

Edited by Katherine Barber, Robert Pontisso, Heather Fitzgerald, Lisa Devries
(Paper)

The only dictionary conceived specifically to help students competing in spelling bees, the Canadian Spelling Bee Dictionary includes all the hard-to-spell words in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, which is the official dictionary of Canada's major spelling bees. Bee contestant or not, you can use this book to learn some unusual Canadian or hard words, or just brush up on your spelling. Its chief editor, Katherine Barber, will be touring Canada to promote the book in September and October. For a list of her media appearances, click here. For more information about the dictionary, click here.

Download: Spelling Stats and Snippets / Wacky Spelling / Spelling Quiz

Based on the critically acclaimed bestselling Canadian Oxford Dictionary, the Oxford Canadian Spelling Bee Dictionary provides all the words a student will need to successfully compete in any spelling bee in Canada at a local, provincial or national level. (Read more)


Colour Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English

Edited by Katherine Barber, Robert Pontisso, Heather Fitzgerald, Tom Howell
(Paper)

Based on the critically acclaimed bestselling Canadian Oxford Dictionary, the Colour Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English offers a reliable description of Canadian spelling, pronunciation, and meaning in a durable and portable format. With each head word in colour it is easy for the user to find words quickly.
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