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Children's Language

Creative Writing

Resources for children aged 5 to 14 to help you build vocabulary, encourage creativity and close the word gap in your school.

Inspire the author in every child with these definitive guides to creative writing from Oxford.

  • Contemporary, engaging, colourful, and carefully levelled for different ages
  • Packed with top tips from the Oxford word experts and award-winning children's authors
  • Ideal for children wanting to enter story-writing competitions
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    Creative Writing Resources

    How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

    How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

    Awaken the author in every child with this inspiring book, for age 7+

    How To Be A Young #Writer

    How to Be a Young #Writer

    The go-to guide to becoming a #writer, for age 11+

    Oxford Roald Dahl Thesaurus

    Oxford Roald Dahl Thesaurus

    An Oxford thesaurus of Roald Dahl's magic and mischief, for age 8+

    My Best Short Story in 500 Words

    My Best Short Story in 500 Words

    An must-have notebook for kids to craft their page-turner tales, for age 6+

    Write Your Best Story Ever! Notebook

    Write Your Best Story Ever! Notebook

    A notebook to inspire children to write and get creative, for age 7+

    Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

    Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

    A unique Roald Dahl Dictionary, for age 8+

    Roald Dahl's Rotsome and Repulsant Words

    Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

    Cheeky chiddlers can get creative using Roald Dahl's mischievous language, for age 7+

    Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary

    Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary

    Over 1000 rhyming words for young children writing first poems, for age 5+

    Oxford Children's Rhyming Dictionary

    Oxford Children's Rhyming Dictionary

    An alphabetical dictionary of rhymes for children aged 7+

    English Dictionaries and Thesauruses

    Oxford First Dictionary

    Oxford First Dictionary

    Perfect first dictionary for home and for starting school, for age 5+

    Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary

    Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary

    An easy-to-use reference book for developing dictionary skills, for age 6+

    Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

    Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

    A fun thesaurus full of words for brilliant creative writing, for age 6+

    Oxford Primary Dictionary

    Oxford Primary Dictionary

    Enrich children's language with this best-selling Primary dictionary, for age 8+

    Oxford Primary Thesaurus

    Oxford Primary Thesaurus

    Empower children to write independently with the Oxford Primary Thesaurus, for age 8+

    Oxford School Dictionary

    Oxford School Dictionary

    Bestselling school dictionary with new curriculum support, for age 10+

    Oxford School Thesaurus

    Oxford School Thesaurus

    Bestselling school thesaurus with new curriculum support, for age 10+

    Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Support

    Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

    Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

    Easy grammar, punctuation and spelling help for 5-7 year olds

    Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

    Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

    The essential primary guide to grammar, punctuation, and spelling, for age 7+

    Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictionary

    Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictionary

    An invaluable guide to getting your spelling, punctuation, and grammar right, for age 10+