WorldCat Identities

Gibbons, Gail

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,212 publications in 3 languages and 157,023 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Big books  Pop-up books  Toy and movable books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Most widely held works by Gail Gibbons
Thanksgiving Day by Gail Gibbons( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 3,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about the first Thanksgiving and the way that holiday is celebrated today
Valentine's Day by Gail Gibbons( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins of the holiday, how it is celebrated and why it is a special day for love and friendship
The milk makers by Gail Gibbons( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how cows produce milk and how it is processed before being delivered to stores
Halloween is-- by Gail Gibbons( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and history of Halloween traditions and festivities from ancient times to the present day
Dinosaurs by Gail Gibbons( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect for very young paleontologists, Gibbon's simple yet informative text and vividly detailed illustrations depict the most up-to-date information available about these magnificent creatures
Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views fire fighters fighting fires in the city, in the country, in the forest, and on the waterfront
Sunken treasure by Gail Gibbons( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many-years-long search for the treasure that went down with the Atocha, a Spanish galleon sunk off Florida in a hurricane in 1622. Includes facts about four other famous shipwrecks
St. Patrick's Day by Gail Gibbons( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to the story of Patrick's life, here is information about how St. Patrick's day is celebrated. There are decorations from shamrocks to shillelaghs. People give cards, share meals, and wear green to honor Ireland, the Emerald Isle. And there are parades! Included are six legends about Patrick. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, the day Patrick died in the year 461
From seed to plant by Gail Gibbons( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce
Mummies, pyramids, and pharaohs : a book about ancient Egypt by Gail Gibbons( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of life in ancient Egypt, describing the people, daily activities, beliefs and customs, and what has been learned from artifacts left behind
The planets by Gail Gibbons( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the movements, location, and characteristics of the nine known planets of our solar system
The pumpkin book by Gail Gibbons( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how pumpkins come in different shapes and sizes, how they grow, and their traditional uses and cultural significance. Includes instructions for carving a pumpkin and drying the seeds
The honey makers by Gail Gibbons( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers the physical structure of honeybees and how they live in colonies, as well as how they produce honey and are managed by beekeepers."--Title page verso
Recycle! : a handbook for kids by Gail Gibbons( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the process of recycling from start to finish and discusses what happens to paper, glass, aluminum cans, and plastic when they are recycled into new products
The seasons of Arnold's apple tree by Gail Gibbons( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the seasons pass, Arnold enjoys a variety of activities as a result of his apple tree. Includes a recipe for apple pie and a description of how an apple cider press works
Apples by Gail Gibbons( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown
Knights in shining armor by Gail Gibbons( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the skills needed to become a knight, illustrations of the armor, and some of the famous knights of the Middle Ages
Easter by Gail Gibbons( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the background, significance, symbols, and traditions of Easter
The post office book : mail and how it moves by Gail Gibbons( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A step-by-step description of what happens to mail from the time it is deposited in the mailbox to its arrival at its destination. Also includes brief historical facts about mail service in the United States
Monarch butterfly by Gail Gibbons( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions on how to raise a monarch
 
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The milk makers
Alternative Names
Gail Gibbons American children's educational writer

Gail Gibbons Amerikaans schrijfster

Gail Gibbons amerikansk författare

Gail Gibbons amerikansk skribent

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Languages
English (199)

Chinese (10)

Korean (1)

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Valentine's DayThe milk makersHalloween is--DinosaursFire! Fire!Sunken treasureSt. Patrick's DayFrom seed to plant