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Parsons, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 246 works in 677 publications in 14 languages and 24,939 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: E77.4, 932
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Publications about Alexandra Parsons
Publications by Alexandra Parsons
Most widely held works by Alexandra Parsons
Amazing poisonous animals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
Examines different types of animals that are poisonous, either through their bite, sting, or touch
Amazing spiders by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 9 languages and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce some of the most amazing members of the spider family, such as bird-eating spiders, spitting spiders, and banana spiders
Amazing snakes by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce amazing members of the snake world, including the sunbeam snake, milk snake, and reticulated python
Amazing birds by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs describe amazing members of the bird world, including the vulture, flamingo, and hummingbird
Electricity by Wendy Baker( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities introduce the basic principles of electricity and magnetism
Amazing mammals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
Introduces such notable mammals as the elephant, sloth, koala, and porcupine, explains what makes them unique, and describes the important characteristics of the entire group
North American Indians by Andrew Haslam( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Provides instructions for recreations of past civilizations and model-making projects
Amazing cats by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 8 languages and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Features unusual members of the cat world, including the Turkish swimming cat, Scottish wildcat, and ocelot, and describes important characteristics of the whole group
Plants by Andrew Haslam( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about plants with instructions for related experiments and projects
Ancient Egypt by Andrew Haslam( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Information about clothing, transportation, food, religion, and many other aspects of life in Ancient Egypt
Arctic peoples by Andrew Haslam( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Describes arctic peoples and the ways they have adapted to their inhospitable climate. Includes projects such as making a kayak and making Aleutian baskets
Earth by Andrew Haslam( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about geography, weather, and the composition of the earth with instructions for related experiments and projects
Sound by Wendy Baker( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities explore the world of sound
Make it work! by Andrew Haslam( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about sound, how it is produced, transmitted, and received with instructions for related experiments and projects
Baby by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Describes the early development, both before and after birth, of the young of such animals as the crocodile, Shetland pony, and human being
Why do tigers have stripes? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to twelve questions about animal camouflage, such as why are polar bears white, and why are some fish flat, with additional facts relating to each topic
Electricity by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities introduce the basic principles of electricity and magnetism
Fit for life by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Provides information on healthy living, eating, grooming habits, and fitness
The perfect kitchen by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
All the information on planning is wonderfully organized, with details on work sequence, ventilation, countertops, cabinets, walls, floor, appliances, food storage, and more
Why do some kids have freckles? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to twelve questions about how bodies work, such as why do some people have gray hair, and what does blood do, with additional facts relating to each topic
 
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Alternative Names
Parsons, Alex.
Parsons, Alexandra
パーソンズ, アレクサンドラ
Languages
English (162)
Spanish (40)
French (24)
German (10)
Chinese (10)
Dutch (10)
Finnish (6)
Hungarian (4)
Danish (2)
Swedish (2)
Welsh (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Korean (1)
Slovenian (1)
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