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Taplin, Sam

Overview
Works: 359 works in 648 publications in 9 languages and 11,385 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Fiction  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Compiler, Adapter, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: GN293, 930
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Publications about Sam Taplin
Publications by Sam Taplin
Most widely held works by Sam Taplin
Mummies & pyramids by Sam Taplin( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Information on mummies and pyramids is presented with Internet links boxes containing descriptions of web sites where you can find out more information about mummies and pyramids
The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of the Roman world by Fiona Chandler( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
This encyclopedia follows the dramatic history of Rome from its origins as a tiny hilltop settlement to the rise and fall of the mighty Roman Empire
First encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric life by Sam Taplin( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Presents facts about dinosaurs, their origin, their diversity, and their final extinction, with internet links for further information. What was the biggest dinosaur? What was the Ice Age? Why did the dinosaurs die out? Find out in this lavish and lively book. Simple text, beautiful illustrations, stunning photographs of dinosaur models and links to exciting recommended websites introduce young readers to the wonders of the prehistoric world
The Usborne official pirate's handbook by Sam Taplin( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Whizzing cannonballs, howling storms, rare diseases ... Being a pirate isn't all fun and games. But if the thought of a ton of loot spurs you on, take a firm grip on your cutlass and open this book
Prehistoric world by Fiona Chandler( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Describes the early history of our planet, beginning with the birth of the Earth and ending with the discovery of farming
The Usborne official knight's handbook by Sam Taplin( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 405 libraries worldwide
This handbook for knights covers everything from sieges and swordplay to feasts and fights
Secrets of Henry VIII's palace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A documentary that focuses on Hampton Court Palace, from its origin through today. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favorite of King Henry VIII, in 1529, as Wolsey fell from favor, the palace was passed to the King, who enlarged it. Today, the palace is open to the public, and a major tourist attraction. Along with St. James's Palace, it is one of only two surviving palaces of the many owned by Henry VIII
The Usborne book of Christmas poems ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of tradition Christmas poems for children
Secrets of Selfridges ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Selfridges was the brain child of an American-Mr. Harry Gordon Selfridge. He brought about a complete revolution in the way that Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model which made shopping less of a practical pursuit and more of a luxurious adventure. But there was another side to the story-Harry's private life. When it began to seep into his business, the effect on him and his store was devastating
The last 500 years by Jane Bingham( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
This book traces the major wars, rebellions and political movements of the last 500 years as well as global issues such as the environment and human rights
Usborne book of poems for little children by Sam Taplin( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty-five light-hearted poems for young children
The Usborne encyclopedia of world history by Jane Bingham( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Vietnamese and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Covers world history from the beginning of the universe to 2000, and provides information about major civilizations, rulers and other historical figures, important events, and scientific and technical advances
The Usborne book of poems for young children ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems features limericks, nature poems, nonsense verse, and free verse, and includes works by William Shakespeare, Christina Rossetti, and Ogden Nash
Treasure island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Vietnamese and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Climb aboard the Hispaniola! Cabin boy Jim Hawkins is setting off in search of treasure. But there's mutiny ahead. Jim must outwit the cunning pirate Long John Silver if he is to stay alive
The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of world history by Jane Bingham( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in French and English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
An illustrated encyclopedia of world history, arranged chronologically, which includes directories of web sites useful for topics, as well as links to corresponding web sites provided by Usborne Publishing
Little stories for bedtime by Sam Taplin( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Six bedtime stories for little children
The Usborne book of poetry for children ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
This is a beautiful treasury of poetry for older children, featuring a selection of work from classic and modern poets including Shakespeare, Byron, Ted Hughes and Wendy Cope, alongside all new original poetry by Sam Taplin. The poems cover many different themes and moods and are chosen to show children how inspiring, powerful and magical poems can be. 8 yrs+
First picture dinosaurs by Sam Taplin( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Meet tyrannosaurus rex and lots of other dinosaurs in this bright and lively book
This is my monster by Sam Taplin( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 131 libraries worldwide
This board book with a sound button and touch-feely patches describes what a monster might look like and how it might act
Usborne first encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric life by Sam Taplin( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A lavishly-illustrated children's encyclopedia of dinosaurs as well as other prehistoric animals
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Stormface, Indigo, Captain

controlled identity Whistleblade, Archibald, Sir

Captain Indigo Stormface
Stormface, Indigo
Sturmgesicht, Indigo
Teplins, Sems
Vogelweide, Friedbert von der
Whistleblade, Archibald
Тэплин, Сэм
태플린, 샘
Languages
English (107)
French (19)
Spanish (9)
Polish (3)
Dutch (3)
German (2)
Vietnamese (2)
Chinese (1)
Thai (1)
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