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Taplin, Sam

Overview
Works: 290 works in 493 publications in 7 languages and 10,545 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Fiction  Pictorial works  Board books  Poetry  Biography  Sound effects books  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Adapter, Compiler
Classifications: GN293, 930
Publication Timeline
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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 )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 921 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 )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 670 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 )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Presents facts about dinosaurs, their origin, their diversity, and their final extinction
The Usborne official knight's handbook by Sam Taplin( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 522 libraries worldwide
This handbook for knights covers everything from sieges and swordplay to feasts and fights
Prehistoric world by Fiona Chandler( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 494 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 pirate's handbook by Sam Taplin( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 384 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
The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of world history by Jane Bingham( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 365 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
The Usborne book of Christmas poems ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of tradition Christmas poems for children
Secrets of Henry VIII's palace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 283 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 last 500 years by Fiona Chandler( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 271 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 )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty-five light-hearted poems for young children
The Usborne book of poems for young children ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 226 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
Usborne first encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric life by Sam Taplin( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"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." -- Cover, p. [4]
Secrets of Selfridges ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 211 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
Little stories for bedtime by Sam Taplin( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Six bedtime stories for little children
First picture dinosaurs by Sam Taplin( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Meet tyrannosaurus rex and lots of other dinosaurs in this bright and lively book
Treasure island by Angela Wilkes( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, Jim Hawkins and his innkeeper mother find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune
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 my monster by Sam Taplin( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 136 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
This is my duck by Sam Taplin( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"Little children will love turning the pages, touching the feely patches and pressing the sound button of this special book."--P. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Stormface, Indigo, Captain

controlled identity Whistleblade, Archibald, Sir

Sturmgesicht, Indigo
Teplins, Sems
Vogelweide, Friedbert von der
Whistleblade, Archibald
Тэплин, Сэм
Languages
English (98)
French (14)
Spanish (7)
Polish (5)
German (2)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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