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Larkum, Adam

Overview
Works: 78 works in 211 publications in 15 languages and 6,758 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Biography  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Illustrator, Translator
Classifications: QL737.C27, 609
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Publications about Adam Larkum
Publications by Adam Larkum
Most widely held works by Adam Larkum
The story of inventions by Anna Claybourne( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Everyday things like toasters, chocolate bars, and cars are only here because someone bothered to invent them. Learn about these, and other brilliant ideas, from ancient inventions like the wheel, to the high-tech gadgets of the modern world
Bears by Emma Helbrough( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
A simple, illustrated description of many kinds of bears
Your body by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
A simple, illustrated description of the human body
Why shouldn't I eat junk food? by Kate Knighton( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 368 libraries worldwide
This book describes food that is nutritious and healthy and food that does not have many nutrients
What's happening to me? by Susan Meredith( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Discusses physical changes in girls as they reach puberty
Night animals by Susan Meredith( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Describes some of the various kinds of animals that are active at night and sleep in the daytime, and discusses their senses, how they survive during the daylight, and how they communicate with each other in the dark
The story of toilets, telephones & other useful inventions by Katie Daynes( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Describes the history behind such inventions as toilets, telephones, frozen food, soccer nets, and safety razors
The story of chocolate by Katie Daynes( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Describes where chocolate comes from as well as the history of processing and using it
What's chemistry all about? by Alex Frith( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 308 libraries worldwide
"Discover how the universe is made up of tiny atoms, how they work and why chemistry is vital to our everyday lives"--P. [4] of cover
The Usborne children's book of baking by Fiona Patchett( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"Even if you have never baked before, this book will show you how to make scrumptious cakes, cookies, pastries and bread"--Page 4 of cover
What's biology all about? by Hazel Maskell( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 284 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to biology, containing information on subjects such as the life cycle, the human body, plant life, evolution, and ecosystems
The story of cars by Katie Daynes( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
An illustrated history of the development of the automobile
What's physics all about? by Kate Davies( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Explores key subjects such as gravity, magnetism, thermodynamics, and the solar system, and includes experiments to give children examples to learn from
Vikings by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
With simple text and illustrations presents the life and culture of the Vikings, covering such aspects as food, clothes, family life, homes, ships, religion, and war. Also provides brief biographies of famous Vikings
The story of science by Anna Claybourne( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Contains real life stories and fascinating facts about the origins of some of the most important scientific discoveries in history. It covers such diverse subjects as geology, the solar system, physics, chemistry, biology and medicine
Castles by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins, main features, and destruction of medieval castles, and discusses the way of life of the people who lived in them, knighthood, and sieges
What's math all about by Alex Frith( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Covering a wide range of maths topics, from algebra to geometry, charts and statistics, this book answers every student's favourite question: 'why do I need to learn this stuff?'
A real prince is hard to find : a modern fairy tale by Joanna Rivard( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Follows Will and Kate from their childhood days and courtship to their royal wedding, international travels, and the arrival of their baby
Elizabeth I by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A brief illustrated introduction to Queen Elizabeth I and her times
Aztecs by Catriona Clarke( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Photographs, illustrations, and simple text describe the ancient Aztecs, how they lived and fought, what they ate, and their practice of human sacrifice
 
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Alternative Names
Larkams, Adams
Languages
English (88)
Polish (8)
French (6)
Russian (6)
Arabic (5)
Chinese (4)
Danish (3)
Spanish (3)
Czech (3)
Slovenian (1)
Swedish (1)
Welsh (1)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
Turkish (1)
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