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Burns, Peggy 1941-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 4,311 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ772.5, 302.34
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Publications about Peggy Burns
Publications by Peggy Burns
Most widely held works by Peggy Burns
Make friends, break friends by Peggy Burns( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Explores why making friends and keeping them is not easy
Playground survival by Peggy Burns( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Offers advice to children on how to handle problems that might arise with friends or with other students on the playground, features true stories about bullying, jealousy, exclusion, and lies, and includes insights on how young people feel about these types of troubles
Money by Peggy Burns( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of money from the earliest times when people bartered for goods to the complex banking of today
Language and writing by Julian Rowe( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
The mail by Peggy Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Pope John Paul II : pope for the people by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
A biography of the pope who has campaigned for world peace and the underprivileged
Writers by Peggy Burns( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Writing by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Looks at the history and development of writing around the world, from early cave drawings and writings on clay, through to the computerized typefaces of today. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Travel by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Examines the history of travel and transportation throughout the world, from the invention of the wheel through to modern space travel. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Gandhi by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Malay and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Tells of Mahatma Gandhi's training as a lawyer in England ; his work against oppression of Indians in South Africa, and his organisation of peaceful protest against British rule in India. Suggested level: primary
Louis Braille by Peggy Burns( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Malay and held by 167 libraries worldwide
In 1812, at the age of three, the little French boy Louis Braille was blinded in an accident. Louis was determined, and learned to read raised letters with his fingertips. Later, he invented a new reading system for the blind, using raised dots. His idea is now used all over the world
News by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Engineers by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Queen Elizabeth I by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Florence Nightingale by Peggy Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Tudors and Stuarts by Peggy Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Explorers by Peggy Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Introduces the lives and travels of six famous explorers: Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, James Cook, Mary Kingsley and Roald Amundsen. Suggested level: primary
Stores and markets by Peggy Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A historical survey of stores and marketplaces
The post by Peggy Burns( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Follows the development of postal services, from the first postal routes in the Persian Empire around 500 B.C., to the modern international postal network of today. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Shops and markets by Peggy Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of shopping from the earliest times, when farmers traded crops for simple tools, through to the hypermarkets and shopping centres of today. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
 
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Alternative Names
Burns, P.
Languages
English (52)
Malay (2)
Spanish (2)
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