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Image of the front cover of The Devious Dictionary, a white paperback book. The title is written in large black letters in the center with a red Grimm & Co monogram. Charity information is written below, and a sentence stating the writings are original contributions from  storymakers at Grimm and Co. is written above.
Image of the back cover of The Devious Dictionary, a white paperback book. The back lists the editors, designers, and supporters of the project.
Example of new words featured within The Devious Dictionary, showing Mr Triangle Legs, noun, and Mund, adjective.

The Devious Dictionary

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Feed your need for the written word with this utterly innovative and absolutely imaginative publication. The Devious Dictionary is a compendium of brand-new words, complete with definitions, illustrations and examples in context. Meet colourful characters from Hexlbugs to Rudnicks, and devour delicious vocabulary such as Dacas Statress and Florbunexsmilypompom. The Devious Dictionary is bound to delight, amaze and satisfy from beginning to end.

Contributors include pupils from 5 Rotherham schools, as well as celebrated mortals including Jeremy Dyson, Andrew McMillan and Joanne Harris. Produced in collaboration with The University of Sheffield. First Edition. Paperback.

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