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Pfeffer, Wendy 1929-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 143 publications in 4 languages and 17,659 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Military history  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH541.5.F6, 574.52642
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Publications about Wendy Pfeffer
Publications by Wendy Pfeffer
Most widely held works by Wendy Pfeffer
A log's life by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
Introduction to the life cycle of a tree
From seed to pumpkin by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Learn how pumpkins grow from tiny seeds to big pumpkins. Pumpkins can be baked in a pie. Pumpkins can be carved into jack-o'-lanterns. Pumpkin seeds can be roasted for a healthy snack. But how does a tiny seed turn into a big pumpkin? Read and find out what a pumpkin seed needs to help it grow!
From tadpole to frog by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Describes the metamorphosis from tadpole to frog
Wiggling worms at work by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Explains how earthworms eat, move, and reproduce and how they help plants to grow
What's it like to be a fish? by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
In this easily read science book, the structure and habits of goldfish are described, with hints on caring for them as pets. Bowker Authored Title code. In this easily read science book, the structure & habits of goldfish are described, with hints on caring for them as pets. Annotation. How can fish live in water? Why don't they drown? The answer to this fishy question and more can be found in this latest addition to the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. The book clearly explains how a fish's body is perfectly suited to life underwater, just as our bodies are suited for life on land. 1996 Pick of the Lists' (ABA) Best Children's Science Books 1995 (Science Books and Film) Annotation. How can fish live in water and why don't they drown? The answer to this fishy question and more can be found out in this latest addition to the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. "What's It Like to Be a Fish?" clearly explains how a fish's body is perfectly suited to life underwater, just as our bodies are suited for life on land
The shortest day : celebrating the winter solstice by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities
Dolphin talk : whistles, clicks, and clapping jaws by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Describes how dolphins communicate with each other in squeaks, whistles, and pops
We gather together : celebrating the harvest season by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Introduces the history of agriculture and the festivals that arose around the harvest, including information on the seasons and activities that celebrate autumn
Life in a coral reef by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Describes how coral reefs form and discusses the plants and animals that live in them
Sounds all around by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Explains how sounds are made and the purposes they serve for both humans and other animals
The longest day : celebrating the summer solstice by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
A simple explanation of what the summer solstice is and how it has been celebrated through the centuries. Includes craft activities
Light is all around us by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
An introduction to light and how it helps us to see profiles different kinds of light, including sunlight, firelight and electric light, and provides interactive experiments readers can perform at school or at home
A new beginning : celebrating the spring equinox by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
A simple explanation of what the spring equinox is and how it has been celebrated through the centuries
The world of sharks by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Photographs and simple text for beginning readers introduce twelve species of sharks, including sharks that are fast or slow, sharks that hide in the sand, and sharks that glow
Polar bears by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
The life cycle and physical characteristics of the polar bear
Hot deserts by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Looks at the various kinds of plants and animals, including camels, cactuses, and snakes, that survive in desert ecosystems throughout the world
Wolf pup by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics, behavior, diet, habitat, and life cycle of wolves
Icy Antarctic waters by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Provides information on the hardy animals that make the Antarctic's icy waters their home
Arctic frozen reaches by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Provides information on how the various kinds of animals that live in the freezing-cold arctic are able to survive
Many ways to be a soldier by Wendy Pfeffer( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Rem Goldin wants nothing more than to fight the British alongside his father in the American Revolution, and when he spots a British warship in the distance, he finds a way to save his town and warn the soldiers before it is too late
 
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English (79)
Chinese (2)
Arabic (1)
Korean (1)
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