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Speirs, John

Overview
Works: 122 works in 282 publications in 5 languages and 33,655 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Ghost stories  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.P915, FIC
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Publications about John Speirs
Publications by John Speirs
Most widely held works by John Speirs
The magic school bus plants seeds : a book about how living things grow by Patricia Relf( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower
The wild whale watch by Eva Moore( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
The students of the Magic School Bus go on a field trip to observe whales
Twister trouble by Anne Schreiber( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
The students of the Magic School Bus learn about tornadoes
The giant germ by Anne Capeci( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
The students in Ms. Frizzle's class board the Magic School Bus in order to get up close and personal with microbes
The case of the mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
Detective Jigsaw Jones and his friend, Mila, have a new case to solve after they happen upon a genuine mummy at the class Halloween party
Scholastic's The magic school bus gets ants in its pants : a book about ants by Linda Beech( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
Keesha's ant disappears, and the kids have no choice but to follow, all the way into an anthill. Come along on a zany field trip and learn how ants work together
The case of the spooky sleepover by James Preller( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Jigsaw Jones finds himself investigating the perfect case and piecing together all the ghostly clues when Ralphie Jones cannot sleep at night because something is making scary noises in his room
The case of the stolen baseball cards by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Eddie brought his baseball cards to school and now they seem to be missing. It's up to Jigsaw Jones and his partner Mila to solve this puzzling case
Insect invaders by Anne Capeci( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
At school the teacher, Ms. Frizzle turns her entire class into insects so they can learn about the creatures and what they do
The case of the runaway dog by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Jigsaw is upset because his dog, Rags, is missing so Jigsaw and Mila set out to find him
The case of the great sled race by James Preller( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
When someone steals Bigs Maloney's sled right before the great sled race, it's up to detectives Jigsaw and Mila to solve the case
The case of the stinky science project by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
Bobby fooled Sally-Ann with a phony magic trick. It was a spoiled science project
Amazing magnetism by Rebecca Carmi( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Frizzle's class challenges Mr. Order's class to a science contest, where the topic of the contest is magnetism
Voyage to the volcano by Judith Bauer Stamper( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
"Hi, I'm Dorothy Ann, one of the kids in Ms. Frizzle's class. When we started learning about volcanoes, I thought we'd just be studying them in books -- but Ms. Frizzle had other ideas. She took us all the way to Hawaii, where we waded through lava and saw a real volcano blow its top. We had a great time -- even though the trip was sometimes almost too hot to handle! One thing's for sure: This was one explosive adventure that none of us will ever forget!" -- Back cover
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
It's About Time-to wake up-to learn, to play, to read-to cuddle up in the blankets and to dream. A twenty-four -- hour day is full of great things to do!
Scholastic's The magic school bus in the rain forest by Joanna Cole( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
When Ms. Frizzle takes the class to the rain forest to find out why her cocoa tree has stopped growing beans, the class learns important lessons about why trees get sick and the necessary steps to make them well once more
Give a dog a bone : stories, poems, jokes, and riddles about dogs ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems, stories, and humor with a dog theme
A fair bear share by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Four bear cubs collect ingredients for a blueberry pie, counting and recounting them as their supply grows
 
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Alternative Names
Spiers, John
Spiers, John (Illustrator)
스피어, 존
스피어스, 존
Languages
English (69)
French (2)
Korean (2)
Turkish (1)
Hungarian (1)
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