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(
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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
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(
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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]."
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(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geography puzzles by
Peggy Adler(
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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
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 uptodate by
Irving Adler(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses food needed for energy and bodybuilding and traces the history and future of food
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses food needed for energy and bodybuilding and traces the history and future of food
Sets and numbers for the very young by
Irving Adler(
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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
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(
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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
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(
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3 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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(
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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
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(
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1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Come iniziò la vita by
Irving Adler(
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1 edition published in 1979 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1979 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Geographunny : a book of global riddles by
Mort Gerberg(
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1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of riddles about geographic names
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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Cold Deafness Ear Ecology Environmental protection Food Geographical recreations Hearing Heat Mathematical recreations Meteorology Metric system Number concept Number theory Numeration Petroleum PhyllotaxisMathematical models Physical instruments Plant morphogenesisMathematical models Puzzles Riddles Riddles, Juvenile Scientific apparatus and instruments Set theory Stars Temperature Weather Word games