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Platt, Richard

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Works: 339 works in 1,092 publications in 9 languages and 48,417 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Diary fiction  Chronologies  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other
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Publications about Richard Platt
Publications by Richard Platt
Most widely held works by Richard Platt
Spy by Richard Platt( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,529 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
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht by Richard Platt( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,467 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
Shipwreck by Richard Platt( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,346 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of shipwrecks, famous wrecks, causes, navigation and rescue techniques, and underwater archeology and the exploration of wrecks
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Superb, full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas from the Viking raiders to the buccaneers of the Spanish Main
Castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,003 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
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections by Stephen Biesty( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Cross-sectional illustrations present an inside view of such structures as a medieval castle, factory, and subway station
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
"Be an eyewitness to the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main"--Page 4 of cover
Castle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by Richard Platt( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,717 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
Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science by Richard Platt( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,675 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 diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,518 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
Man-of-war by Stephen Biesty( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
Text and cutaway illustrations depict life aboard a British warship of the Napoleonic era, covering such topics as work, leisure, discipline, navigating, and fighting
Smithsonian visual timeline of inventions by Richard Platt( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,203 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 )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,121 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
Spiders' secrets by Richard Platt( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Various kinds of spiders, including the black widow, tarantula, and water spider, describe their physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats
Stephen Biesty's incredible explosions by Stephen Biesty( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Text and cross-section illustrations present inside views of a variety of man-made buildings and vehicles as well as cross-sections of the human body and the Grand Canyon
Pirates of the Caribbean : the complete visual guide by Richard Platt( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 939 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 Undetermined and held by 859 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 )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, motives, and actions of various spies, both criminal and governmental
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened by Richard Platt( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 786 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
Stephen Biesty's incredible body by Stephen Biesty( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Uses the perspective of tiny people traveling through a man's body to present its various systems and organs and how they work
 
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controlled identity Ricardo Juan-Carlos

Juan-Carlos, Ricardo
Juan-Carlos, Ricardo 1953-
Plats, Ričards
Platt, Richard
Platt, Richard, 1953-
Platt, Richard Swaby
Ricardo Juan-Carlos
Ricardo Juan-Carlos 1953-
Richard Platt Brits schrijver
Плэтт, Ричард
Ричард Платт
플라트, 리차드 1953-
플라트, 리처드 1953-
플래트, 리처드 1953-
플랫, 리차드 1953-
플랫, 리처드 1953-
プラット, リチャード
リチャード・プラット
Languages
English (250)
German (16)
French (7)
Japanese (4)
Polish (3)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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