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Parsons, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 270 works in 707 publications in 14 languages and 24,618 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Interactive multimedia  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Dancer, Other, Redactor
Classifications: DT61,
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Publications about Alexandra Parsons
Publications by Alexandra Parsons
Most widely held works by Alexandra Parsons
Electricity by Wendy Baker( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities introduce the basic principles of electricity and magnetism
Amazing poisonous animals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce poisonous animals such as the fire salamander, death puffer, gila monster, and sea anemone
Make it work! by Andrew Haslam( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Experiments and activities explore the world of sound
Amazing spiders by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,376 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 )
19 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,320 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 )
22 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs describe amazing members of the bird world, including the vulture, flamingo, and hummingbird
Amazing cats by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Introduces a variety of cats both wild and domesticated
Plants by Andrew Haslam( Book )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about plants with instructions for related experiments and projects
North American Indians by Andrew Haslam( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Provides instructions for recreations of past civilizations and model-making projects
Amazing mammals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Introduces such notable mammals as the elephant, sloth, koalas, 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 1,038 libraries worldwide
Information about clothing, transportation, food, religion, and many other aspects of life in Ancient Egypt
Arctic peoples by Andrew Haslam( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Examines the lives and culture of Arctic peoples before the arrival of Europeans and Americans, discussing the arctic climate, shelter, migration, hunting, transportation, diet, games, art, beliefs, and other topics ; and includes instructions for a variety of related craft projects
Earth by Andrew Haslam( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic facts about geography, weather, and the composition of the earth with instructions for related experiments and projects
Baby by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 504 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
Earth by Wendy Baker( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
This book investigates planet Earth--the shape of the land around us, the rocks and soils beneath our feet, and the sky and atmosphere above us
Fit for life by Alexandra Parsons( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 315 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 293 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 266 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
 
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Alternative Names
Parsons, Alex.
Parsons, Alexandra
パーソンズ, アレクサンドラ
Languages
English (171)
Spanish (38)
French (22)
Chinese (8)
German (5)
Dutch (5)
Hungarian (4)
Finnish (4)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Welsh (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Slovenian (1)
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