WorldCat Identities

Birch, Beverley

Overview
Works: 100 works in 381 publications in 19 languages and 11,806 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Young adult works  Biographies  Biography‡vPictorial works  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PR2877, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Birch
Shakespeare's stories by Beverley Birch( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of five of Shakespeare's plays: Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Julius Caesar
Louis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurization by Beverley Birch( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 10 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Louis Pasteur, who invented the process that eventually bore his name, pasteurization, and who also created a vaccination for rabies, and studied cholera, anthrax, and other deadly diseases
Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneer by Beverley Birch( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 12 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of the Italian inventor, who was a pioneer in the development of the radio
Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties by Beverley Birch( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Marie Curie : pioneer in the study of radiation by Beverley Birch( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Louis Braille : the inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world
Alexander Fleming : pioneer with antibiotics by Beverley Birch( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the British bacteriologist, born in Scotland, who was knighted and awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering penicillin
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her methods of scientific research, discovery of radium, and its use as a treatment for cancer
Shakespeare's tales by Beverley Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection contains four of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, beautifully and evocatively retold by Beverley Birch. They are complemented by exquisite and atmospheric illustrations from Stephen Lambert. This special gift book is a perfect present to give and receive and one to treasure for ever
Pasteur's fight against microbes by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how science teacher Louis Pasteur discovered microbes in 1856 while trying to solve a problem at the local sugarbeet factory
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
Mahatma Gandhi : champion of human rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the statesman who was a key figure in India's fight for independence from Great Britain
Rift by Beverley Birch( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella assists Inspector Murothi in the search for her sister and four other campers who have mysteriously disappeared and may be the victims of sinister behavior and bullying
Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader in the struggle for civil rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King
Father Damien : missionary to a forgotten people by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the priest who gave his life to the care of lepers in a colony at Molokai, Hawaii
Marconi's battle for radio by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marconi's discovery of the radio
Louis Braille by Beverley Birch( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 8 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the man and how he invented braille, the system of raised dots that enable blind people to read. Suggested level: secondary
Benjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Slovenian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Benjamin Franklin's experiments with electricity and his attempt to prove the electrical properties of lightning by flying a kit with a metal key attached
Louis Pasteur : leading the way to a healthier world by Ann Angel( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century French scientist who discovered the process for destroying harmful bacteria with heat and opened the door to the new science of microbiology
Food from many lands by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses finding and preparing food, eating it, and hunger in the world today
 
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Alternative Names
Bāchi, Bibarii

Birch, Beverly

バーチ, ビバリー

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Louis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurizationGuglielmo Marconi : radio pioneerMarie Curie : pioneer in the study of radiationAlexander Fleming : pioneer with antibioticsMarie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivityShakespeare's talesPasteur's fight against microbesMarie Curie's search for radium