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Larkum, Adam

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Works: 103 works in 275 publications in 14 languages and 8,943 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Cookbooks  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Illustrator, Translator, 9pu
Classifications: QL737.C27, 609
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Publications about Adam Larkum
Publications by Adam Larkum
Most widely held works by Adam Larkum
Night animals by Susan Meredith( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 802 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
Bears by Emma Helbrough( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A simple, illustrated description of many kinds of bears
Your body by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 551 libraries worldwide
A simple, illustrated description of the human body
What's happening to me? by Susan Meredith( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Discusses physical changes in boys as they reach puberty
Why shouldn't I eat junk food? by Kate Knighton( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 421 libraries worldwide
This book describes food that is nutritious and healthy and food that does not have many nutrients
The story of inventions by Anna Claybourne( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Polish and English and held by 409 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
The story of toilets, telephones & other useful inventions by Katie Daynes( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 313 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 )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 311 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 )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"Discover how the universe is made up of tiny atoms, how they work and why chemistry is vital to our everyday lives"--Page 4 of cover
Blast back! : ancient Egypt by Nancy Ohlin( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Presents a tour of what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt covering topics ranging from period work and entertainment to religion and medical care
What's biology all about? by Hazel Maskell( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 295 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 Usborne children's book of baking by Fiona Patchett( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 288 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 physics all about by Kate Davies( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Explores key subjects such as gravity, magnetism, thermodynamics, and the solar system, and includes experiments to give children examples to learn from
The story of science by Anna Claybourne( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 261 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 )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 244 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
The story of cars by Katie Daynes( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Arabic and held by 239 libraries worldwide
6 yrs+
Vikings by Stephanie Turnbull( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 225 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
Blast back! : ancient Greece by Nancy Ohlin( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Introduces the history of ancient Greece, covering religions, politics, myths, and entertainment activities
Aztecs by Catriona Clarke( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 201 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
What's math all about by Alex Frith( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Russian and English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Presents an introduction to mathematics, covering numbers, algebra, geometry, statistics, probability, the history of the field, and how people use it in the real world
 
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Alternative Names
Larkams, Adams
Languages
English (110)
Polish (8)
French (6)
Chinese (6)
Russian (6)
Arabic (4)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Danish (1)
Welsh (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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