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Speirs, John

Overview
Works: 104 works in 198 publications in 6 languages and 25,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.P915, [E]
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Publications about John Speirs
Publications by John Speirs
Most widely held works by John Speirs
The wild whale watch by Eva Moore( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
A fictional description of a science class studying whales and going on a whale watch with their science teacher Ms. Frizzle
The case of the mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,239 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
The case of the spooky sleepover by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,236 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 )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,225 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
The case of the stinky science project by James Preller( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Bobby fooled Sally-Ann with a phony magic trick. It was a spoiled science project
The case of the great sled race by James Preller( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,113 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 runaway dog by James Preller( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Jigsaw is upset because his dog, Rags, is missing so Jigsaw and Mila set out to find him
Expedition down under by Rebecca Carmi( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Miss Frizzle's class travel to Australia
Amazing magnetism by Rebecca Carmi( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Frizzle's class challenges Mr. Order's class to a science contest, where the topic of the contest is magnetism
Scholastic's The magic school bus in the rain forest by Joanna Cole( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Ms. Frizzle and the kids are off on an adventure to the wet and wonderful rain forest
Voyage to the volcano by Judith Bauer Stamper( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 923 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!
Food chain frenzy by Anne Capeci( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Arabic and English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The class is headed on a food chain field trip. Before they know it, they're eating up the food chain facts!
A fair bear share by Stuart J Murphy( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Four bear cubs collect ingredients for a blueberry pie, counting and recounting them as their supply grows
The best Easter [egg] hunt ever by John Speirs( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Find the hidden Easter treats in the colorful pictures
The best Halloween hunt ever by John Speirs( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in German and English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
At school, in the pumpkin patch, and and all around the town are hidden pumpkins, spiders, and bats for the reader to find, as well as two mazes to go through
Three swords for Granada by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
In 1420 Spain, three young cat friends join the warrior cats as they struggle to save their beloved Granada from the vicious dogs of the Fidorean Guard
The little boy's Christmas gift by John Speirs( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
A boy follows three wise men on their visit to see the newborn Christ child and presents him with a special tree as a gift
Duckling diary by Ben M Baglio( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Mandy and James find one warm duck egg left in a nest that has been attacked and mother duck is nowhere in sight. Mandy knows that with special care she can hatch the egg, but what will happen to the little orphan duckling?
The case of the missing birthday party by Joanne Rocklin( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Liz the Whiz & Co. help a neighbor find her way to a birthday party by using their knowledge of place value
The best Christmas hunt ever by John Speirs( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
"Go on a holiday hunt! Read the rebus pictures. Look for hidden Christmas trees, gifts, bells, and even Santa's little helpers!"
 
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Alternative Names
Spiers, John (Illustrator)
Languages
English (39)
German (2)
French (1)
Hungarian (1)
Arabic (1)
Turkish (1)
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