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Winn, Chris 1958-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 31 publications in 2 languages and 1,595 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Caricatures and cartoons  Picture books  Observations 
Classifications: PZ7.W72973, 941.5
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Publications about Chris Winn
Publications by Chris Winn
Most widely held works by Chris Winn
If I could work by Terence Blacker( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
A child fantasizes in rhyme about the different kinds of work he would do if he weren't so young
I never knew that about Ireland by Chris Winn( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
" In this wonderful compendium, Christopher Winn gives a tour of the four provinces of Ireland---Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Ulster. Find out where dreams were inspired, ideas were born, and where the unforgettable heroes of Ireland's past now slumber. A treasure trove of fascinating stories, I Never Knew That About Ireland is packed full of information on the colorful history of the Emerald Isle. This irresistible book gives a captivating insight into the heritage, memories, and monuments that have shaped each county in Ireland, searching out their secrets and unearthing their hidden gems."--Publisher's website
I never knew that about England by Chris Winn( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Discover hundreds of facts you never knew about England in this fascinating miscellany" --Jacket
Rodney Rootle's grown-up grappler and other treasures from the Museum of Outlawed Inventions by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Compiles imaginative inventions for dealing with life's irritations
Holiday by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Labeled pictures portray children swimming, splashing, dripping, drying, and doing other enjoyable beach activities. On board pages
Playing by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Labeled pictures portray children chasing, throwing, sliding, hiding, and otherwise playing. On board pages
Archie's acrobats by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A team of acrobats who want more than anything to be part of a real circus performs some ingenious routines in hopes of being accepted by Pelderfettle's World-famous Circus
I never knew that about Scotland by Chris Winn( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Discover the story of the original 'sweetheart', John Balliol, whose embalmed heart is buried beside his devoted wife, Devorgilla at Sweetheart Abbey in Kirkcudbrightshire. This work takes the reader on a journey around Scotland. It offers stories, firsts, birthplaces, legends and inventions that shape the country's rich and majestic history
Helping by Chris Winn( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Labeled illustrations of children performing helpful activities introduce such words as mopping, washing, brushing, stirring, and combing
My day by Chris Winn( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A child spends a busy day in such activities as dressing, eating, painting, shopping, hugging, and reading. On board pages
I never knew that about Wales by Chris Winn( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Take a spellbinding journey around Wales to discover the tales buried deep in the country's history. Packed full of legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions and adventures, I NEVER KNEW THAT ABOUT WALES visits the thirteen traditional Welsh counties and unearths the hidden gems that they each hold. Discover where history and legends happened; where people, ideas and inventions began; where dreams took flight; where famous figures were born and now rest. A glittering pantheon of writers and artists, thinkers and inventors, heroes and villains have lived and toiled in this small country. Remarkable events, noble (and dastardly) deeds and exciting adventures have all taken place with Wales as their backdrop. This book seeks out their heritage, their monuments, their memories and their secrets
Jugamos by Chris Winn( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Labeled pictures portray children swimming, splashing, dripping, drying, and doing other enjoyable beach activities. On board pages
Making money : a guide to creating your own job by Vanora Leigh( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Ayudo by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
I never knew that about the English by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This book takes an affectionate, entertaining and perceptive look at the English people. Here are their traditions, foibles, quirks, customs, humour and achievements, triumphs and failures, peccadilloes and passions. Travel through England from coast to coast and learn how every county contributes in unique and different ways to the distinct English personality
Hawaii Ocean Time-series program Data Report 2, 1990. by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
I never knew that about New York by Christopher Winn( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A treasure trove of fascinating trivia about the city that never sleeps Did you know: Grand Central Terminal is the largest railway station in the world. Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances to and from New York are measured When Queen Elizabeth II visited Trinity Church in 1976, she was presented with 279 peppercorns in back rent Macy's owns almost a full city block'but not the real estate its famous sign featuring its signature red bag is on. Take a delightful journey from the bottom of the island of Manhattan to the top and discover extraordinary facts about New York along the way. You'll find yourself saying, 'I never knew that about New York!'
I never knew that about royal Britain by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Bestselling author Christopher Winn explores Britain's royal past, unearthing a rich legacy of castles and palaces, cathedrals and country retreats, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died. Discover whose heart is buried near the Tower of London; which palace was built on top of a mulberry garden; and, the world's oldest and largest occupied castle and the first building in Britain to have latrines. From the Palace of Scone to the Palace of Westminster, from Pembroke Castle, the birthplace of Henry VII, to Pontefract Castle, where Richard II starved to death, and from banqueting halls to beheading sites, this gem of a book is guaranteed to inform and amuse in equal measure
I never knew that about the Irish by Christopher Winn( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a fascinating journey around Ireland, discovering the traditions, triumphs and disasters, foibles, quirks and customs that make up the Irish people. From their peccadilloes to their passions he uncovers entertaining stories and astonishing facts that will amuse and inform in equal measure. Travel from coast to coast across Ireland and learn how every county contributes to the distinct Irish personality in its own unique and different ways. From County Leitrim, the most sparsely populated county in the Republic of Ireland to County Louth, Ireland's smallest geographic county, discover the site of the first play performed in the Irish language, sail the longest navigable inland waterway in Europe and watch the horse racing at Ireland's first all-weather racecourse. Listen to the memories and tales of ordinary folk from every walk of life and find out from them what it means to be Irish. I Never Knew That About the Irish is an irresistible book, beguilingly illustrated with pen and ink drawings. It gives a captivating insight into the heritage, memories and monuments that have shaped each county in Ireland
Hawaii Ocean Time-series program Data Report 3, 1991. by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Spanish (4)
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