WorldCat Identities

Adler, Peggy

Overview
Works: 20 works in 31 publications in 4 languages and 3,708 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Puzzles and games  Fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: QA95, 793.74
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peggy Adler
Hot and cold by Irving Adler( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the properties and theories of heat and shows how scientists have learned to produce and measure extreme degrees of heat and cold
Numbers old and new by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "text on numbers and their implication, which starts with primitive methods of counting, discusses Roman numerology, and finally, the Arabic system. [The authors] explain the difference between even and odd numbers in geometric terms, and also show how various geometric theories have evolved ... A chapter on superstitions regarding numbers unearths interesting mathematical facts. A final section on numbers in nature and number tricks [is includes]."
Your ears by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the parts of the ear and how they function, various types of deafness, and how hearing impairments can be lessened
The stars : decoding their messages by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the properties and behavior of stars, including their composition, brightness, distance from the earth, motion, size, and weight
Math puzzles by Peggy Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of math puzzles involving simple algebra, prime numbers, and other aspects of arithmetic interspersed with line drawings
Petroleum : gas, oil, and asphalt by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different kinds of oil, how they are found and recovered, their uses, and the problems of pollution, oil conservation, and oil shortage
Metric puzzles by Peggy Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puzzles and brain teasers introduce basic metric vocabulary, symbols, and conversion tables
Magic house of numbers by Irving Adler( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in Swedish and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the basis of our number system illustrated by mathematical curiosities, riddles, puzzles, and games
Weather in your life by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geography puzzles by Peggy Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different kinds of puzzles test one's knowledge of the earth's people and places
The Adler book of puzzles and riddles; or, Sam Loyd up-to-date by Irving Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 80 selected puzzles of every kind, modernized and adapted from the works of Sam Loyd, probably the greatest puzzlemaker of all times. There are mathematical puzzles, word puzzles, riddles, rebuses, and hidden geography puzzles
The environment by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of the environment, how it is abused, and what can be done to protect it
Food by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses food needed for energy and body-building and traces the history and future of food
Sets and numbers for the very young by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elementary workbook introduction to the meaning of the numbers one through ten and the concept of sets and subsets
The changing tools of science; from yardstick to synchrotron by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description and analysis of the various tools and instruments the scientist uses in his work, from simple balance scale to research satellite
The second Adler book of puzzles and riddles by Peggy Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solving the riddle of phyllotaxis : why the fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio occur on plants by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The term Phyllotaxis refers to the patterns on plants formed by the arrangement of repeated biological units. In nearly all cases, the Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio occur in these arrangements. This topic has long fascinated scientists. Over a period of more than two decades, Irving Adler wrote a number of papers that construct a rigorously derived mathematical model for Phyllotaxis, which are major and enduring contributions to the field. These papers are collected in this reprint volume to enable their access to a wider readership." -- Amazon.com
Temperature in your life by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come iniziò la vita by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Geographunny : a book of global riddles by Mort Gerberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of riddles about geographic names
 
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Alternative Names
Peggy Adler Amerikaans schrijfster

Walsh, Peggy Adler

پگی ادلر نویسنده آمریکایی

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