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Platt, Richard

Overview
Works: 188 works in 725 publications in 11 languages and 47,451 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Pictorial works  Chronologies  Diary fiction  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: G525, FIC
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Publications about Richard Platt
Publications by Richard Platt
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Most widely held works by Richard Platt
Spy by Richard Platt( Book )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,701 libraries worldwide
Presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
Shipwreck by Richard Platt( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of shipwrecks, famous wrecks, causes, navigation and rescue techniques, and underwater archeology and the exploration of wrecks
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,256 libraries worldwide
In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences as his family moves from small town Esna to the big, exciting city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who has been robbing graves. Includes nonfiction information about Egyptian culture
Castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
Working from plans of various medieval strongholds, remains, and historical accounts, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into 10 cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail
Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science by Richard Platt( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
Provides information about the major forensic disciplines, looking at procedures, tools, and techniques used to gather evidence at the crime scene and from the body of the victim, and to analyze evidence, identify a suspect, or solve a crime without a corpse
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
From Avery to Blackbeard, discover the world of pirates, their weapons, their plunders, and their mysteries
Film by Richard Platt( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
A photographic essay explores the history and technology of filmmaking, including how a set is built, how stunts are performed, how special effects are achieved, and how films are edited
Castle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by Richard Platt( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
As a page in his uncle's castle in thirteenth-century England, eleven-year-old Tobias records in his journal his experiences learning how to hunt, play games of skill, and behave in noble society. Includes notes on noblemen, castles, and feudalism. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Man-of-war by Stephen Biesty( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
Shows the structure of a castle and its defenses under siege. Examines life at all levels within the castle. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Pirate diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
The fictional diary of a nine-year-old boy who, in 1716 sets off from North Carolina to become a sailor, but ends up a pirate instead
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections by Stephen Biesty( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in Dutch and English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Informatie over allerlei onderwerpen met behulp van paginagrote gekleurde tekeningen. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Smithsonian visual timeline of inventions by Richard Platt( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Using a timeline of world events as a framework, a history of inventions is detailed in 4 main areas of endeavor: communications, health, industry, and travel. More than 400 inventions are presented in this book -- from prehistoric tools to virtual reality. Inventors are also presented, including Galileo, Jacques Cousteau, the Wright brothers, Karl Benz, & Edison. As students study inventors, they may want to create their own timeline, using this book as a model. Index of inventions & index of inventors. Using a timeline of world events as a framework, a history of inventions is detailed in four main areas of endeavor: communications, health, industry, & travel. This original timeline treats each subject as a visual thread and makes any history lesson memorable. Children can't resist following along to find out what happens. Visual Timelines: Inventions is an invaluable resource that provides unbeatable material for any student
Forensics by Richard Platt( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Explores the high-tech science that helps detectives solve criminal cases, from piecing together clues in order to identity the victim and suspects by matching fingerprints, blood samples, and DNA, to the lab work of ballistics experts, toxicologists, and serologists
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened by Richard Platt( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Eureka! looks at the instances in which some of the world"s greatest inventions were conceived and explains how creative genius has enabled some individuals to look right through a problem and come up with a solution that has eluded rivals. From the excitement of Newton"s historic discovery of the laws of gravity to the more recent creation of Teflon, this fascinating book illuminates an amazing variety of inventions, as well as the moments of inspiration (and sometimes perspiration) behind them
Spiders' secrets by Richard Platt( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Various kinds of spiders, including the black widow, tarantula, and water spider, describe their physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats
Pirates of the Caribbean : the complete visual guide by Richard Platt( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
A guide to all three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, lavishly illustrated with pictures from the movies
Stephen Biesty's incredible everything by Stephen Biesty( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Cut-away illustrations and explanatory captions explain how such diverse objects as chocolate bars and cathedrals, false teeth and tanks are made
Spies! by Richard Platt( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, motives, and actions of various spies, both criminal and governmental
Pompeii by Richard Platt( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Follow the story of a house in Pompeii from 550 B.C. to the present day, meeting the people who lived there through the ages
Inventions explained : a beginner's guide to technological breakthroughs by Richard Platt( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 781 libraries worldwide
The book begins "with an in-depth look at the earlist tools, and [advances] through time and technology to highlight systems of measuring, transportation, energy, medicine, machinery, computing, and many others."--Cover
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ricardo Juan-Carlos

Carlos Ricardo Juan- 1953-....
Juan-Carlos, Ricardo
Juan-Carlos Ricardo 1953-....
Platt, Richard, 1953-
Ricardo Juan-Carlos
Richard Platt Brits schrijver
Ричард Платт
プラット, リチャード
リチャード・プラット
Languages
English (204)
French (15)
Dutch (13)
Spanish (12)
Italian (10)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (2)
Persian (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
Russian (1)
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