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Colbert, David

Overview
Works: 93 works in 284 publications in 6 languages and 9,576 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Art  Film adaptations  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6068.O93, 823.914
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Publications about David Colbert
Publications by David Colbert
Most widely held works about David Colbert
 
Most widely held works by David Colbert
Eyewitness to America : 500 years of America in the words of those who saw it happen by David Colbert( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
Presents first-hand observations on people and events in American history, from Columbus to Cyberspace, told through the words of 300 eyewitnesses in diaries, private letters, memoirs, and newspaper reports
The magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )
55 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
Explores the true history, folklore and mythology behind the magical practices, creatures, and personalities that appear in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books
Eyewitness to the American West : from the Aztec Empire to the digital frontier in the words of those who saw it happen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Includes material by Mark Twain, Lillian Gish, William Saroyan, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Ernie Pyle, Dorothea Lange, Woody Guthrie, Maya Angelou, and others
Michelle Obama : an American story by David Colbert( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
In just a few generations, Michelle Obama's family has blazed a path from a slave cabin to the White House. She's now writing a new chapter in history as a fresh kind of first lady, old-fashioned in many ways, yet so genuine and natural that she constantly surprises and inspires
Eyewitness to Wall Street : 400 years of dreamers, schemers, busts, and booms by David Colbert( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
The author "draws on diaries, private letters, memoirs, and reportage" to illuminate "how the getting and spending of Wall Street are inextricably linked with America's national character."--Jacket
The magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : the amazing myths, legends, and facts behind the masterpiece by David Colbert( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures
The high school reunion diet : lose 20 years in 30 days by David Colbert( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
A pure-foods "youth-recovery" program designed to have you looking slimmer, healthier, and younger in just thirty days. To improve your skin and take years off your appearance, nothing works better (or faster) than the right foods. Dermatologist-internist Dr. David Colbert begins with a quick "reeducation" on how certain foods fuel your body: why processed foods slow you down and make you appear old, and how you can combat the effects of age with the health and beauty secrets of smart carbs, A+ fats, intelligent fiber, and star proteins. "True Food"--Brilliant-colored vegetables, whole fruits, nutritious nuts, lean meat, and a variety of other flavorful items--can reverse the aging effects of sugar. In thirty days, you'll experience the entire range of benefits--from increased energy and heightened mental acuity to weight loss-that will have you on the road to lifelong good habits and health. Includes menus and recipes.--From publisher description
The magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Looks to mythology, folklore, and literature to investigate the sources of ideas for some of the images, characters, and themes found in J.K. Rowling's stories of fledgling wizard Harry Potter
The magical worlds of Narnia : the symbols, myths, and fascinating facts behind The chronicles by David Colbert( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Why a wardrobe? Why does Aslan lie on a stone table? What did Lewis mean by "Shadowlands"? Who and what inspired the White Witch? How did The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien influence Narnia? What if you found another world, filled with magical creatures like centaurs, witches, and a talking lion, and the door to it was in your own house? So begins C.S. Lewis's classic book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which, along with its six sequels, has delighted readers for generations. Now The Magical Worlds of Narnia explores the myths, legends, and history behind Lewis's beloved Narnia series. Discover the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, and trace Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and various corners of history. This is a passport to the undiscovered corners of Narnia and the essential guide to one of the most wondrous adventures of all time. - Back cover
Martin Luther King Jr. by David Colbert( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lived 14,325 days. These 10 shook his world, and yours
Baseball : the national pastime in art and literature ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Celebrates America's national pastime with selections by writers including Stephen King, Mark Twain, and John Updike, accompanied by paintings, sculpture, folk art, drawings, and baseball ephemera
10 days Anne Frank by David Colbert( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Anne Frank and her family, primarily in Amsterdam during their time in hiding, during the Holocaust and World War II
The hidden myths in Harry Potter : spellbinding map and Book of secrets by David Colbert( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Hidden in the Harry Potter stories are references to mythical creatures, legendary characters, real history and J.K. Rowling's own life. This magnificent poster-sized map takes you on a worldwide treasure hunt to uncover those hidden clues. The accompanying Book of secrets reveals even more incredible facts behind the magical places and people you will come across on your journey
The magical worlds of Narnia : a treasury of myths and legends by David Colbert( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis's personal history
Abraham Lincoln by David Colbert( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Abraham Lincoln
Benjamin Franklin by David Colbert( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Highlights the life and achievements of the printer, author, inventor, and scientist who played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States, focusing on ten important days in his life
The magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : a treasury of myths, legends and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories behind Tolkien's stories. From dwarves and elves to King Arthur and Beowulf. Explores the ancient myths and legends that inspired Tolkien, as well as the ideas and events that sparked his incredible imagination
WWII : a tribute in art and literature ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Thomas Edison by David Colbert( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Thomas Edison and highlights his ideas and inventions. Although a child of the 19th century, his interests and inventions parallel some of the most popular technologies of the Internet age
The magical worlds of Philip Pullman : a treasury of fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Discusses the complex origins of and controversial themes in Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hill, Harold, 1963-

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Kolberts, Deivids
קולברט, דיויד
콜버트, 데이비드
콜버트, 데이빗
コルバート, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (130)
French (10)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Korean (1)
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