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Speirs, John

Overview
Works: 121 works in 273 publications in 7 languages and 32,766 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
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 )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,668 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 1,516 libraries worldwide
A fictional description of a science class studying whales and going on a whale watch with their science teacher Ms. Frizzle
Twister trouble by Anne Schreiber( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
While on their way to Weatherama Amusement Park to attend the Wild Weather Show, Ms. Frizzle and her class get a first-hand lesson in the forces of nature as they fly directly into the heart of a powerful tornado
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 1,224 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 mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,211 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 stolen baseball cards by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Jigsaw tries to recover Eddie's baseball cards which have disappeared in school
The case of the spooky sleepover by James Preller( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,192 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
Insect invaders by Anne Capeci( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 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 1,068 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 1,066 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
Expedition down under by Rebecca Carmi( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
Ms. Frizzle's class travels on the Magic School Bus to Australia where they study the continent's animals
The case of the stinky science project by James Preller( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,058 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 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Ms. Frizzle teaches her class about magnetism so that they can challenge Mr. Order's class to a science contest
Voyage to the volcano by Judith Bauer Stamper( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 998 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 941 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! Endearing illustrations depicting things kids do every day make this an easy introduction to the skill of telling time, perfect for very young readers
Food chain frenzy by Anne Capeci( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 903 libraries worldwide
The class is headed on a food chain field trip. Before they know it, they're eating up the food chain facts!
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 806 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 797 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 669 libraries worldwide
Find the hidden Easter treats in the colorful pictures
The little boy's Christmas gift by John Speirs( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Dutch and English and held by 601 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
 
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Alternative Names
Spiers, John
Spiers, John (Illustrator)
스피어, 존
스피어스, 존
Languages
English (66)
Turkish (2)
Korean (2)
Hungarian (2)
French (1)
Arabic (1)
Dutch (1)
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