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Gifford, Clive

Works: 812 works in 1,952 publications in 11 languages and 76,796 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Picture books  Fiction  Biography  Forecasts  Pictorial works  Lift-the-flap books  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Collector
Classifications: GV942.2, 796.334
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Publications about Clive Gifford
Publications by Clive Gifford
Most widely held works by Clive Gifford
Robots by Clive Gifford( Book )
36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,917 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
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,560 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. Stunning digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, and the latest statistics are provided for soccer enthusiasts
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Presents the game of soccer, including its basic rules, structure, playing positions, needed skills, and great players
Football by Clive Gifford( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to football, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
Skate boarding by Clive Gifford( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Instruction in skateboarding includes basic to advanced techniques and the lowdown on the best equipment
Swimming by Clive Gifford( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Learn about swimming: training and equipment, different types of strokes and techniques
Rugby by Clive Gifford( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 933 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
Media & communications by Clive Gifford( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 925 libraries worldwide
This book traces the history of communications, from hieroglyphics to the information superhighway
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 810 libraries worldwide
KFK Spies explores the undercover world of espionage-part of the intelligence-gathering operations of nations and global organizations. Learn more about the first spies and find out what motivated these men and women to pursue such an unusual and often dangerous career path. Discover the different types of espionage activities and find out how secret services use communication, code breaking, and a variety of other techniques to uncover spies. Marvel at the astonishing range of weapons and gadgets used by these secret agents and understand why there are more spies now than ever before.--
The Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Illustrates juggling techniques with practice routines and action photographs. Provides help to correct typical mistakes of beginners
Materials by Clive Gifford( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 759 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 705 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."--Page 4 of cover
How the future began by Clive Gifford( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A guide to historical and current developments in the field of machinery, including mass production, computers, robots, micro-engineering, and communications technology
Snowboarding by Clive Gifford( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Explains how to snowboard like a pro, from basic techniques to advanced skills
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics
10 explorers who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Stories of ten pioneering explorers with "life links" that reveal how later adventurers were inspired by those who went before
10 kings & queens who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
In this look at ten royals, beginning with Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt and ending with Catherine the Great, each leader's biography is linked with another based on influences, events, and geography. By uncovering these unique and often overlooked connections, history emerges as a chain of patterns and relationships, and readers will understand how these ten leaders shaped the course of human civilization
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Alternative Names
Džifords, Klaivs 1966-
Gifford, C. (Clive)
Gifford, C. (Clive), 1966-
Gifford, Clive
Gifford, Clive, 1966-
Ǧīfūrd, Klīf 1966-
Гиффорд, Клайв 1966-
جيفورد، كليف
غيفورد، كلايف
كلايف جيفورد
기퍼드, 클라이브 1966-
기포드, 클라이브 1966-
기포드, 클리브 1966-
ギフォード, クライブ
ジフォード, クライブ
English (179)
Spanish (29)
German (7)
French (5)
Turkish (4)
Dutch (4)
Japanese (2)
Czech (2)
Arabic (1)
Hebrew (1)
Danish (1)
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