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Platt, Richard

Works: 177 works in 691 publications in 14 languages and 47,195 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Diary fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Software  Adventure stories  Interactive multimedia  Chronology 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.P71295, [FIC]
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Publications about Richard Platt
Publications by Richard Platt
Most widely held works by Richard Platt
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )
56 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,668 libraries worldwide
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas
Spy by Richard Platt( Book )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,817 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
Shipwreck by Richard Platt( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,723 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 )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,481 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
Roman diary : the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, A.D. 107 by Richard Platt( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,221 libraries worldwide
On a sea voyage from her native Greece to Egypt, Iliona's ship is boarded by pirates and she ends up sold as a slave in Rome. Includes information on Roman culture
Stephen Biesty's incredible explosions by Stephen Biesty( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 2,096 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
Castle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by Richard Platt( Book )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,031 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
Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science by Richard Platt( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,876 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
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections by Stephen Biesty( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,821 libraries worldwide
Cross-sectional illustrations present an inside view of such structures as a medieval castle, factory, and subway station
Pirate diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,777 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
Castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,687 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
Smithsonian visual timeline of inventions by Richard Platt( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 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 )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Explore the crime lab with Forensics and discover how detectives use science to solve crimes. From the scene of the crime to a criminal's conviction, discover how the marks of blood, footprints, and fingerprints can lead the police to criminals. Find out how specialists can match trace evidence, such as a single hair found on a victim, to the murderer. Learn how famous crimes were solved and,like a true detective, find out whether it was arson, poison,or murder
Stephen Biesty's incredible everything by Stephen Biesty( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 978 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 885 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, motives, and actions of various spies, both criminal and governmental
In the beginning-- : the nearly complete history of almost everything by Brian Delf( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and French and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Visual reference work traces the changes in history, science, and the arts
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 840 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
Disaster! by Richard Bonson( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Documents some of the most devastating events in world history, including natural disasters, accidents, and plagues
Pompeii by Richard Platt( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 710 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
Beijing by Richard Platt( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Through Time: Beijing follows the story of several grand palaces and cities in what we now know as Beijing. Beginning in prehistoric times, an agricultural community slowly evolves. By the medieval period an imperial palace is taking shape. The reader follows the story of daily life under the different imperial dynasties, and of the cities that rise and fall around this site
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controlled identity Ricardo Juan-Carlos

Carlos Ricardo Juan- 1953-....
Juan-Carlos, Ricardo
Juan-Carlos Ricardo 1953-....
Ricardo Juan-Carlos 1953-
English (229)
German (43)
Italian (9)
Dutch (9)
Spanish (8)
French (7)
Danish (5)
Japanese (3)
Burmese (1)
Chinese (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Romanian (1)
Korean (1)
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