The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary

The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary

Book - 2004
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In this handy bilingual dictionary, key words and phrases connected with detailed illustrations make finding and translating thousands of terms in English and Spanish accurate, easy, and fast.

Firefly Books Ltd

28,000 terms illustrated with 4,800 colorful pictures.

The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary is an unparalleled reference to the world around us and an indispensable tool for language education. Its 4,800 full-color illustrations show what other dictionaries can only describe in black-and-white text. From the parts of a honeybee to the parts of a bulldozer, the scope and depth are immense.

There are 28,000 terms and phrases revealed in detailed lifelike illustrations that make identification quick and accurate. Spanish terms are identified by gender, and two indexes make it fast and easy to find a term in either language. The 600 subjects are organized into 17 color-coded sections:

  • Astronomy
  • House
  • Earth
  • Clothing
  • Vegetable kingdom
  • Arts and architecture
  • Animal kingdom
  • Communications and office automation
  • Human being
  • Food and kitchen
  • Transport and machinery
  • Do-it-yourself and gardening
  • Energy
  • Science
  • Personal Adornment and articles
  • Society
  • Sports and games.

This reference is perfect for school, work or travel. For anyone learning Spanish or English as a second language, The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary is fun, accurate, easy and fast.

A comprehensive general reference visual dictionary featuring terms in English and Spanish. This is an abridged and translated version of The Firefly Visual Dictionary (2002).

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Some 3,600 computer-generated color images displayed against white background attractively depict common objects in everyday life. Ten theme-based chapters present items associated with such categories as astronomy, geography, vegetable and animal kingdoms, people, house and garden, clothing, arts and architecture, transport and machinery, science, sports and games, among others. The items and their components are labelled in Spanish and English. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Key words and phrases connected with detailed illustrations translate thousands of terms in English and Spanish.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2004
ISBN: 9781552979518
Branch Call Number: SPANISH 031.02 C81fis
Characteristics: vi, 586 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Archambault, Ariane


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