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Hook, Richard

Overview
Works: 170 works in 518 publications in 9 languages and 16,653 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Military history  Fiction  Biographies  Naval history  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Editor, il, Other
Classifications: DA660, B
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Publications about Richard Hook
Publications by Richard Hook
Publications by Richard Hook, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Richard Hook
See inside a castle by R. J Unstead( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
Discusses the purpose, design, construction, and defense of medieval castles and describes the life of the inhabitants
Where's the dragon? by Jason Hook( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 808 libraries worldwide
With its beautifully embossed pages, shiny spot laminations that really pop, and a fun invitation to a dragon hunt, this one-of-a-kind book feels like magic, and looks great under the Christmas tree too. Look inside this amazing picture book and feel the embossed pages. Can you see and touch the dragon? Can you find lots and lots of dragons? They're everywhere! That's because Mr. Jones is simply mad about the creatures. He carves them out of wood and he tells thrilling stories about them. But he's never seen a real dragon, so he and his grandson George have set sail in search of one. Come along and help, using your sharp sense of sight and sensitive fingers to navigate through the pictures. But remember: to discover a really, truly fire-breathing dragon, you have to hunt high and low and always, always believe hard enough. A story kids will joyously read over and over again. "Go on an adventure with Grandfather, little George, and Meg the dog in search of an enormous dragon that lives in the mountains"--Page 4 of cover
American Indian warrior chiefs : Tecumseh, Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph, Geronimo by Jason Hook( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Presents the lives and achievements of four nineteenth-century chiefs from different tribes who fought brilliant campaigns to preserve their people's culture, heritage, and way of life
The Mongol warlords : Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, Hülegü, Tamerlane by David Nicolle( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Anne Frank by Vanora Leigh( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and Hebrew and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of a young Jewish girl who kept a diary during two years she and her family hid from the Germans in an Amsterdam attic
Florence Nightingale by Dorothy Turner( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Ferdinand Magellan by Alan Blackwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
A brief account of Magellan's 1519-1522 voyage around the world, which proved beyond all doubt that the world was round
Queen Elizabeth II by Dorothy Turner( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the British monarch from birth through her coronation in 1953 and looks at her royal duties and private life
William Shakespeare by Dorothy Turner( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Follows the life and career of the English playwright and poet, from his youth in Stratford to his success in London's theater world and recognition as a great writer
Little Bighorn by Philip Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Describes the causes, events, and aftermath of the battle in 1876 between soldiers of the United States army, commanded by General George Armstrong Custer, and Indian warriors of the Cheyenne and Sioux nations
Captain Cook by Alan Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the explorer, navigator, and scientist whose detailed surveys of the Pacific Ocean and coasts of New Zealand and Australia brought the map of the world near to completion
The American Revolution by Philip Clark( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Examines how the events of the American Revolutionary War changed the course of history
The Middle Ages by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Describes in text and illustrations how people in Europe lived and worked during the three centuries between 1200 and 1500
The civil war by Philip Clark( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
A history of one of the great wars that changed the course of events in America, the Civil War
The Vikings by Robin Place( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations describe the history and culture of the Vikings whose civilization flourished from 800 to 1100
Growing up in Aztec times by Marion Wood( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Describes the daily life of the Aztecs, discussing life in the city, life in the country, education, food and drink, and other aspects
Marie Curie by Edwina Conner( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Polish-born scientist who discovered radium and became the only person to receive two Nobel Prizes
The Armada by Mary Connatty( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Recreates the story of the Great Spanish Armada sent in 1588 to conquer England
Chief Joseph : guardian of the Nez Percé by Jason Hook( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Describes the exodus and injustices of the Nez Perce Indians
Medieval heraldry by Terence Wise( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Photographs, illustrations, and text help profile the history, uniforms, and insignias of the men who served in the medieval heraldry
 
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Alternative Names
Chuk, Ričard 1938-
Hook, Richard 1938-
Huk, R.
フック, リチャード
ホーク, リチャード
Languages
English (76)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Hungarian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Danish (1)
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