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Parsons, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 264 works in 706 publications in 13 languages and 24,320 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Dancer, Redactor, Other
Classifications: DT61, 932.01
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Publications about Alexandra Parsons
Publications by Alexandra Parsons
Most widely held works by Alexandra Parsons
Electricity by Wendy Baker( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities introduce the basic principles of electricity and magnetism
Amazing poisonous animals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,382 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce poisonous animals such as the fire salamander, death puffer, gila monster, and sea anemone
Amazing spiders by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 1,321 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 )
20 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,302 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 )
24 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs describe amazing members of the bird world, including the vulture, flamingo, and hummingbird
Earth by Wendy Baker( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about geography, weather, and the composition of the earth with instructions for related experiments and projects
Amazing cats by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Introduces a variety of cats both wild and domesticated
Make it work! by Andrew Haslam( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities explore the world of sound
Plants by Andrew Haslam( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about plants with instructions for related experiments and projects
Amazing mammals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 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
Ancient Egypt by George Hart( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Examines the lives and culture of the people of ancient Egypt, discussing the Egyptian landscape, clothing, society, homes, work, food and drink, games, inventions, travel, beliefs, and other topics; and includes instructions for a variety of related craft projects
Arctic peoples by Andrew Haslam( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 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
Baby by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 461 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
Fit for life by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 306 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 291 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 )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 261 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
Were dinosaurs smart? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to twelve questions about dinosaurs, such as why did the dinosaurs disappear, and how fast could dinosaurs run, with additional facts relating to each topic
Animal homes by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Text and pictures take the reader inside different animal homes, including a beaver's lodge, an oven bird's nest, and a trapdoor spider's burrow
 
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Alternative Names
Parsons, Alex.
Parsons, Alexandra
パーソンズ, アレクサンドラ
Languages
English (160)
Spanish (32)
French (15)
German (9)
Dutch (7)
Finnish (6)
Chinese (5)
Hungarian (4)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (2)
Korean (1)
Slovenian (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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