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Gifford, Clive

Overview
Works: 746 works in 1,533 publications in 4 languages and 65,612 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other
Classifications: TJ211.2, 629.892
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 )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,954 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
Tennis by Clive Gifford( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to tennis, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,096 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
Media & communications by Clive Gifford( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations introduce the many kinds of communications and media, and how they have developed, from drums and smoke signals through the invention of printing, to the Internet and virtual reality, and discusses such areas as advertising and propaganda
Skate boarding by Clive Gifford( Book )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
Instruction in skateboarding includes basic to advanced techniques and the lowdown on the best equipment
Basketball by Clive Gifford( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 889 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
The Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 839 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Statistics, text, and color maps reveal the physical geography, peoples, politics, governments, languages, religions, and currencies of each nation of the world
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Presents the game of soccer, including its basic rules, structure, playing positions, needed skills, and great players
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 814 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
Swimming by Clive Gifford( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Learn about swimming: training and equipment, different types of strokes and techniques
Football by Clive Gifford( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to football, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
Materials by Clive Gifford( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 705 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
Soccer by Clive Gifford( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 688 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
Rugby by Clive Gifford( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 649 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
How to build a robot / by Clive Gifford ; illustrated by Tim Benton by Clive Gifford( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Describes how to build a robot and includes information on robots from both fact and fiction
Summer Olympics : the definitive guide to the world's greatest sports celebration by Clive Gifford( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Created by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team, Olympics sets the stage with facts, articles, and essential background information across the complete range of Olympic summer competition. Every aspect of the summer games is covered, including their history, the bidding process, training and qualifying, and life in the Olympic Village. Coverage of the events themselves captures the exhilaration of competing at the pinnacle of world sports--from explosive sprints and the grace of gymnastics to the proving grounds of endurance, the marathon and triathlon, and everything in between. In addition, special spreads celebrate the great summer Olympics, from Stockholm 1912 to the record-breaking games of Sydney 2000. Olympic achievements are highlighted at the back of the book, bringing to life the great rivalries and honoring those competitors who battled adversity to shine on the world"s stage
10 inventors who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 581 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 575 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 550 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
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 (157)
Spanish (7)
French (7)
Dutch (4)
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