The following list show 23 kinds of books that are good for both learners, readers and writers:
This is an annual calendar of dates and events. It also includes useful statistics and other important information.
It is a collection of writings by one author or on a theme, such as an anthology of poems or short stories.
It is a book of maps.
Refers to an account of a person's life written by himself or herself.
It is a list of books or or sources on a particular subject.
It is a book about someone's life written by another person.
It is a dictionary of dated events.
It is an alphabetical list of Words and their meanings. There are also dictionaries on a single subject, for example 'Dictionary of Art' or 'Computer Dictionary'
(9) Dictionary of Quotations
Refers to a listing of interesting remarks or extracts from the writings of famous people.
It is an alphabetical list of names and addresses of people or organisations.
It is a book of articles on many subjects, arranged alphabetically. Encyclopedias are often published in many volumes or, today, on CD-ROM or on the Internet.
It is a book that lists and describes places (countries, cities, etc).
It is a list of Words and phrases used in a particular subject area, for instance 'A Glossary of Computer Terms'.
(14) Language dictionary
This is a dictionary that gives translations of words and phrases to and from other languages, for example a 'French-English/English-French Dictionary'.
This is a book on a specialised subject, such as the work of a particular artist.
It is a work of fiction, usually involving imaginary people and places. A historical novel may be about real historical characters.
It is a short work of fiction.
This is a book for travellers, with translations of words and phrases into and from a foreign language.
(19) Pop-up book
It is a book, usually for children, made so that pictures stand up or move when the pages are opened.
It is a book organised to show words with similar meanings.
(21) Travel Guide
This is a book of information about a particular country or area.
(22) Who's who or biographical dictionary
This is the alphabetical summaries of the lives of famous people, living or dead, sometimes by their subjects (such as a Dictionary of Scientists).
This is annual reference book with information about the ev9of the previous year. Yearbooks containing statistical information about a country are often called Abstracts.
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