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Willis, Shirley

Overview
Works: 47 works in 118 publications in 3 languages and 6,773 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: DL31, 530.81
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Publications about Shirley Willis
Publications by Shirley Willis
Most widely held works by Shirley Willis
The Vikings by Hazel Martell( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Describes aspects of life in the European and North American Viking settlements as revealed through archeological excavations
The Romans by Mike Corbishley( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Describes various aspects of life in the Roman Empire as revealed through archaeological excavations
Prehistory by Keith Branigan( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Examines the evidence archaeologists use to reconstruct life in prehistoric times, to learn how people found food, made clothing, and built their homes, villages and temples
Ancient Greece by John Ellis Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Examines the architecture, culture and civilization of ancient Greece. Includes a glossary
Ancient Egypt by A. Rosalie David( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Evidence from pyramids and other excavations is interpreted to provide a picture of the life of ancient Egyptian royalty, priests, and common folk
Dime cuánto pesa? by Shirley Willis( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Introduces the concept of weight, how and why things are measured and the units of measurement used. Includes simple activities. Suggested level: junior, primary
Dime por qué cambia de forma la luna by Shirley Willis( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Explains in simple words various aspects of the moon, such as its rotation, orbit, composition, age, temperature, and location, as well as lunar eclipses, the moon's pull on the ocean, lunar landings, and surface features. Includes activities. Suggested level: junior, primary
Dime cómo flotan los barcos? by Shirley Willis( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Uses simple experiments and activities to explore concepts such as density, upthrust, and water displacement and to explain why objects float or sink
Dime qué tan rápidamente va by Shirley Willis( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A simple introduction to the concepts of speed, resistance, and friction, the different measurements of speed and distance, and machines that can increase speed, such as jet engines and roller skates
Tell me how far it is by Shirley Willis( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Introduces the concepts of distance and length, discussing how they are measured, why measuring is important, units of measure, perspective, and the reasons for measuring a variety of objects and distances
Enid Blyton's The night the toys came to life : a Christmas story by Enid Blyton( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
It was Christmas Eve and the nursery was very, very quiet. Sarah and Jack had gone to bed. All their toys were shut up safely in the toy cupboard. Or at least, that's what Sarah and Jack thought
Tell me why planes have wings by Shirley Willis( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Text and simple illustrations provide explanations of the principles of flight
Tell me what the time is by Shirley Willis( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Simple text and activities explain the nature of time, its importance, and its measurement, exploring days of the week, seasons, months of the year, the concepts of past, present, and future, and more
Dime qué hora es? by Shirley Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Simple Spanish text and activities explain the nature of time, its importance, and its measurement, exploring days of the week, seasons, months of the year, the concepts of past, present, and future, and more
Tell me why rain is wet by Shirley Willis( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers explain water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. Includes experiments and activities
Dime qué tan lejos está de aquí by Shirley Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Introduces the concepts of distance and length, discussing how they are measured, why measuring is important, units of measure, perspective, and the reasons for measuring a variety of objects and distances
Dime por qué es mojada la lluvia? by Shirley Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers explain water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. Includes experiments and activities. In a fun and friendly way, Tell Me Why Rain Is Wet answers the Whiz Kids' questions about water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. This scientific material is presented by the Whiz Kids, a culturally diverse group of cartoon characters. Each book in the Whiz Kids series encourages children to think about the world they live in, featuring everyday objects and familiar situations to introduce scientific principles
Dime, por qué tienen alas los aviones by Shirley Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Text and simple illustrations provide explanations of the principles of flight
The Watts picture atlas by Shirley Willis( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Provides a visual introduction to the planet using maps, illustrations and photographs
The children's book of Domesday England by Peter B Boyden( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
 
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English (66)
Spanish (12)
Chinese (1)
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