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Laroche, Giles

Overview
Works: 16 works in 87 publications in 7 languages and 9,529 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Board books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Publications about Giles Laroche
Publications by Giles Laroche
Most widely held works by Giles Laroche
If you lived here : houses of the world by Giles Laroche( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
Features detailed, bas-relief collage spreads of dwellings in other world regions and historical times to explain how different people live and have lived, from a village house in South Africa to a floating green house in the Netherlands
What do wheels do all day? by April Jones Prince( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
Presents the wide variety of wheels, including the many types of vehicles they are used on, what they do, the sounds they make, and who they transport
Bridges are to cross by Philemon Sturges( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Discusses different kinds of bridges, from train bridges to fortified castle bridges, and provides an example of each
Sing a song of people by Lois Lenski( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Depicts the pleasures of city life, people alone and in crowds, smiling and hurrying, on the sidewalk, bus, and subway
What's inside? : fascinating structures around the world by Giles Laroche( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Presents a guide to such structures as skyscrapers, stone barns, limestone tombs, and grand castles, discussing how they were built, what they are used for, and profiles of the people who work and live within their walls
Ragged shadows : poems of Halloween night ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems about Halloween and its creatures, by such authors as Jane Yolen, Karla Kuskin, and Nancy Willard
The color box by Dayle Ann Dodds( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Alexander the monkey finds an ordinary-looking box with spots of color inside, through which he journeys to many bright landscapes of different colors. Each page has a hole revealing the next color he will find
A road might lead to anywhere by Rachel Field( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
After reading about faraway lands, a young girl closes her eyes and imagines all the wonderful places a road could take her, from a cave full of treasure to a witch's house and even to Mexico
Sacred places by Philemon Sturges( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Describes various types of space which are sacred to different religions, including churches, mosques, synagogues, temples, and other shrines
Who sees the lighthouse? by Ann Fearrington( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
In this cumulative rhyme, lighthouses from around the United States are observed by one sailor, two pilots, three gulls, and more
Down to the sea in ships by Philemon Sturges( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Poems describe a variety of watercraft, from birch bark canoes to cruise ships, and reveal their impact on the world
Now you see them, now you don't : poems about creatures that hide by David L Harrison( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
"Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--
General store by Rachel Field( Book )
5 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A girl imagines the general store she will own someday and all the things for sale in it, from bolts of calico to bunches of bananas
General store by Rachel Field( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A girl imagines the general store she will own someday and all the things for sale in it, from bolts of calico to bunches of bananas
A place to start a family : poems about creatures that build by David L Harrison( Book )
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Many animals build remarkable structures in order to attract mates, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Twelve animals are presented in four sections based on where they live--underground, in the water, on the land, or in the air. Fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds are included in poems and artwork that to bring these animals to life for kids."--
Què hi ha a dins? construccions fascinants arreu del món by Giles Laroche( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Catalan and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
라로쉐, 질스
라로슈, 자일스
ラロッシュ, ジャイルズ
Languages
English (65)
Spanish (8)
French (7)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
Tagalog (1)
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