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Steele, Philip 1948-

Overview
Works: 608 works in 1,574 publications in 4 languages and 70,828 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Picture books  Miscellanea 
Roles: Contributor, Editor, Collaborator, 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
The Greek news by Anton Powell( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Presents a "special edition" of a Greek newspaper which spans the years 800 to 300 BC and contains articles about history, politics, feasts, fashions, theater, gods and war
Pirates by Philip Steele( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
Discusses when and where pirates typically lived and what their activities were
Castles by Philip Steele( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
Tells how castles were built and takes the reader on a tour of a castle
I wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers about how people lived and worked in ancient Egypt
The Aztec news by Philip Steele( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
A collection of news stories celebrating 200 years of Aztec culture
I wonder why castles had moats and other questions about long ago by Philip Steele( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Presents questions and answers about the Middle Ages, kings and queens, armor, clothing, food, baths, books, boats, and art
Step into-- ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, traditions, daily life, and culture of ancient Egypt
The best book of mummies by Philip Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 978 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
Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( Map )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 950 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 )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 881 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
The Middle East by Philip Steele( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 820 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
Marie Curie : the woman who changed the course of science by Philip Steele( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 814 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
Clothes and crafts in Roman times by Philip Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 811 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
Eyewitness Mesopotamia by Philip Steele( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 808 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 806 libraries worldwide
Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church
Food & feasts in ancient Rome by Philip Steele( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 791 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 781 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
Clothes and crafts in Victorian times by Philip Steele( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Explains the variety of materials and skills that craft workers used in Victorian times to produce clothes, jewelry, and other items
Isaac Newton : the scientist who changed everything by Philip Steele( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Day 1642, a farmer's wife gave birth to a baby boy in Lincolnshire, England. Isaac Newton was a sickly child who found it difficult to make friends. When it came to farming, he got into trouble for letting the pigs go astray and the fences fall down. But he was fascinated by inventions, spending his time carving sundials and making kites. No one would have guessed that, when Newton grew up, he would be one the the greatest scientists the world has ever known. His discoveries would change the way people understood the universe
I wonder why countries fly flags, and other questions about people and places by Philip Steele( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Answers questions about people, places, and things including, "Where do elephants glow in the dark?" and "Where does chocolate grow on trees?"
 
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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 (193)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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