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Platt, Richard

Overview
Works: 125 works in 408 publications in 8 languages and 23,328 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Chronologies  Diary fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Historical fiction  Software  Charts, diagrams, etc 
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
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht by Richard Platt( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,500 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 )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,239 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
Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science by Richard Platt( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,877 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
Smithsonian visual timeline of inventions by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,264 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 )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 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
Stephen Biesty's incredible explosions by Stephen Biesty( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Text and cross-section illustrations present inside views of a variety of subjects including a space station, airport, and windmill
Spiders' secrets by Richard Platt( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,085 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 )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
A guide to all three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, lavishly illustrated with pictures from the movies
Spies! by Richard Platt( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 868 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 846 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 )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 799 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
Plants bite back! by Richard Platt( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Introduces stinging plants, poisonous plants, and plants that eat animals
Aztecs : the fall of the Aztec capital by Richard Platt( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
A brief history of the Aztec Indians including their way of life, religion, and rulers
D-day landings : the story of the Allied invasion by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Describes the background, events, and consequences of the Allied landing in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944
Communication : from hieroglyphs to hyperlink by Richard Platt( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Explores the variety of ways in which humans communicate, including flags and fires, speech and writing, and through use of electronic media such as television and the internet
Explorers : pioneers who broke new boundaries by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce major developments in humanity's urge to explore the Earth and into space
Experience flight by Richard Platt( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Explains the evolution of aircraft over the last century
Julius Caesar : great dictator of Rome by Richard Platt( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A historical account of Julius Caesar, covering his personal life, political career, assassination, and the Rome of his time
The Romans by Richard Platt( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Learn how the Romans used technology
Galactic mission by Richard Platt( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Set in the year 2098, in "Galactic Mission" five school children have won an international competition to visit outer space and journey to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri on the spaceship Argo to find a new home. But right from the start things don't go according to plan -- conflict, malfunctions, mistrust, and running out of fuel all get in their way of trying to enter Alpha Centauri's atmosphere. Will they all make it back alive? Will they discover a new planet with great potential for human life to survive?
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ricardo Juan-Carlos

Carlos Ricardo Juan- 1953-....
Juan-Carlos Ricardo 1953-....
Platt, Richard
Ricardo Juan-Carlos 1953-
Ричард Платт
リチャード・プラット
Languages
English (129)
French (13)
German (8)
Spanish (7)
Dutch (3)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Danish (1)
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