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Gifford, Clive

Overview
Works: 642 works in 1,681 publications in 17 languages and 71,357 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Biography  Toy and movable books  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: TJ211.2, 796.334
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Clive Gifford
Publications by Clive Gifford
Most widely held works by Clive Gifford
Robots by Clive Gifford( Book )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
The Kingfisher Young Knowledge series gives children a look at subjects with fun and easy-to-follow projects, new vocabulary footnotes, and much more. Animal Homes introduces the different places and spaces that animals call home. Full color
Football by Clive Gifford( Book )
32 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to football, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Covers the sport's rules, skills, fans and the media, coaches, and tactics, and offers profiles of the top players and teams. From the first soccer games to today"s money-spinning global industry, the book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game--supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. With profiles of the world"s greatest teams and soccer"s legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game"s most memorable moments
Basketball by Clive Gifford( Book )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
This book describes and presents step-by-step photographs showing the essential techniques for the game of basketball including passing, dribbling, layups, free throws, and rebounding
Tennis by Clive Gifford( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to tennis, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
Spies uncovers the fascinating truth about real-life secret agents and the top-secret organizations they work for. From spymasters to moles, defectors to double agents, and sleepers to disguise experts, you'll discover who's who in espionage. See how real spies measure up to fictional secret agents. From history's most famous spies to the future of spy technology, including robo-spies and cyborg counterespionage, this fact-packed book is the ultimate guide to the mysterious world of spying
Skate boarding by Clive Gifford( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Instruction in skateboarding includes basic to advanced techniques and the lowdown on the best equipment
Media & communications by Clive Gifford( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
This book traces the history of communications, from hieroglyphics to the information superhighway
Swimming by Clive Gifford( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Learn about swimming: training and equipment, different types of strokes and techniques
The Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Illustrates juggling techniques with practice routines and action photographs. Provides help to correct typical mistakes of beginners
The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Statistics, text, and color maps reveal the physical geography, peoples, politics, governments, languages, religions, and currencies of each nation of the world
Rugby by Clive Gifford( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 833 libraries worldwide
With informative but accessible text, the sport is brought to life. This work offers an in-depth look at the sport, from its history and beginnings to the modern game, how it's played, who plays it and the rules that govern it. Packed with facts, stats and full-colour photographs, this is the essential guide
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Presents the game of soccer, including its basic rules, structure, playing positions, needed skills, and great players
Materials by Clive Gifford( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
Describes the properties of different types of natural and manufactured matter, including elastic, marble, wood, silk, and gold. Materials answer fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical world around us. What are rocks made of? Where do plastics come from, and what are they used for? Why can I see through glass? Readers are introduced to the most common natural and manufactured materials-including metals, wood, paper, cotton, and recycled products--and learn why some are hard and others are malleable and why some stretch while others snap
Super trucks by Clive Gifford( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
"This is an awesome lineup of extreme machines-- gargantuan road trains, monster military vehicles, rigs, crawlers, haulers, and souped-up racing trucks. So climb up into the driver's seat and let 'Super Trucks' take you on the ride of a lifetime."--P. [4] of cover
Soccer by Clive Gifford( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 692 libraries worldwide
This book describes and presents step-by-step photographs showing the essential techniques for the game of soccer including passing, receiving, shooting, heading, and goalkeeping
How the future began by Clive Gifford( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Presents possible future developments in the field of machinery resulting from advances in computing power, artifical intelligence and the use of robots. Looks at industrial, military and domestic uses of machines, and alternative energy sources to power them. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
10 inventors who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Includes ten riveting, in-depth biographies in a graphic novel format of legendary inventors, including Galileo, Thomas Edison, Ben Franklin and James Watt
10 explorers who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Stories of ten pioneering explorers with "life links" that reveal how later adventurers were inspired by those who went before
Cool tech : gadgets, games robots, and the digital world by Clive Gifford( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
How many times a day do you connect to the digital world? You text, tweet, stream songs, watch videos, and play games. But do you know how it all works? Leap inside to discover the technology behind the coolest gadgets and meet the people with the big ideas. Find out what robots are up to, how a video game is made, and how the internet affects your life."P. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Džifords, Klaivs 1966-
Gifford, Clive
Gifford, Clive 1966-
Ǧīfūrd, Klīf 1966-
Гиффорд, Клайв 1966-
جيفورد، كليف
غيفورد، كلايف
كلايف جيفورد
ギフォード, クライブ
ジフォード, クライブ
Languages
English (184)
Spanish (22)
Dutch (16)
French (15)
German (7)
Turkish (4)
Czech (4)
Latvian (2)
Korean (2)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Japanese (1)
Finnish (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Swedish (1)
Arabic (1)
Hebrew (1)
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