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Steele, Philip 1948-

Overview
Works: 531 works in 1,611 publications in 14 languages and 71,386 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Miscellanea  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: DT61, 932
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Philip Steele
Publications by Philip Steele
Most widely held works by Philip Steele
Pirates by Philip Steele( Book )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Discusses when and where pirates typically lived and what their activities were
The Greek news by Anton Powell( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
A look at the Greek people and society that greatly influenced the western world
Step into-- ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, traditions, daily life, and culture of ancient Egypt
I wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers about how people lived and worked in ancient Egypt
The Aztec news by Philip Steele( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
A collection of news stories celebrating 200 years of Aztec culture
Castles by Philip Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Tells how castles were built and takes the reader on a tour of a castle
I wonder why castles had moats and other questions about long ago by Philip Steele( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Presents questions and answers about the Middle Ages, kings and queens, armor, clothing, food, baths, books, boats, and art
The best book of mummies by Philip Steele( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the ancient burial tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the rituals that prepared the dead, and the robbers who raided the tombs
The Middle East by Philip Steele( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Captures the traditions and diversity of Middle Eastern countries, which dominate global news and politics, and explores such themes as religion, resources, and current affairs to unravel the historical and sociological mysteries of this vast region
Step into-- the Roman Empire by Philip Steele( Book )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Discover fascinating facts about the Roman way of life -- the clothes people wore, the entertainment they enjoyed, their favorite foods. Marvel at Roman feats of engineering such as the imposing Pantheon, and find out how one small city became the center of a huge and powerful empire
Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( Map )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Over 80 maps, hundreds of color photographs, and thousands of statistics to enrich and expand a child's knowledge of geography. The culture and geography of each country are explored through essays and photos. Ages 8 and older
Wonders of the world by Philip Steele( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Describes the greatest statues and structures from ancient times to the modern world, including the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Taj Mahal, and the Three Gorges Dam in China
Marie Curie : the woman who changed the course of science by Philip Steele( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of the first woman to study physics at the University College of Paris, who went on to receive two Nobel Prizes for her work in radioactivity
Eyewitness Mesopotamia by Philip Steele( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Full-color illustrated photographs describe the history, culture, and people of Ancient Mesopotamia. Includes Mesopotamia clip-art CD-ROM and wall chart
Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition by Philip Steele( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church
I wonder why countries fly flags, and other questions about people and places by Philip Steele( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Answers questions about people, places, and things including, "Where do elephants glow in the dark?" and "Where does chocolate grow on trees?"
Clothes and crafts in Roman times by Philip Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Describes clothes and crafts throughout the Roman Empire, from the founding of Rome through the collapse of the Empire, discussing the daily lives of the people, their technological skills, and the social and economic systems
Food & feasts in ancient Rome by Philip Steele( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
"A social history of life in ancient Rome, explaining why certain foods were eaten and how they were eaten. Includes information about the events that brought about special celebrations, and how these celebrations can be re-created today."
Clothes and crafts in ancient Greece by Philip Steele( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Describes clothes, crafts, and festivals of the ancient Greeks, including the Minoans and Mycenaens, and the empire of Alexander the Great, discussing the people's daily lives, their skills, and their development of democracy
Step into the- Chinese Empire by Philip Steele( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Discusses various aspects of Chinese life under the imperial dynasties, including religious beliefs, towns and cities, family life, food, markets and trade, medicine, architecture, dress, art, music, warfare, and festivals and customs
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bundey, Nikki, 1948-

Steele, Philip N.
Steele, Philip N. 1948-
Steele, Philip Nicholas.
Steele, Philip Nicholas 1948-
Stīl, Fīlīb 1948-
فيليب ستيل، 1948-
スティール, フィリップ
Languages
English (223)
French (39)
Spanish (23)
Dutch (7)
Italian (6)
German (2)
Portuguese (2)
Korean (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Russian (1)
Slovenian (1)
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