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Smith, Alastair 1964-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 292 publications in 7 languages and 10,342 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Humor  Board books 
Roles: Editor, Redactor
Classifications: QB46, 520
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Alastair Smith
Publications by Alastair Smith
Most widely held works by Alastair Smith
The Usborne complete book of drawing by Nigel Reece( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Teaches children basic drawing techniques
The Usborne complete book of astronomy & space by Lisa Miles( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Introduces our universe, our solar system, its planets, moons, asteroids, comets, the stars, constellations, and astronomy facts
How are babies made? by Alastair Smith( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 599 libraries worldwide
"Discover how a baby forms inside its mother. Lift the flaps on the pages to see the baby changing as it grows ... and grows ... and grows!"--Cover back
The Usborne big book of experiments by Alastair Smith( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Activities include testing your eyes, making electricity, bending light and weather watching
What happens to your food? by Alastair Smith( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
This book introduces the digestive system and shows how food slips and slides through the body
Mixtures & compounds by Alastair Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Mixtures and compounds -- Mixtures -- Separating mixtures -- Air -- Compounds -- Bonding -- Water -- Chemical reactions -- Oxidation and reduction -- Electrolysis -- Acids and bases -- Salts -- Crystals -- Organic chemistry -- Alkanes and alkenes -- Crude oil -- Polymers and plastics -- Using plastics -- Structure of an atom -- Facts and lists -- Test yourself -- A-Z of scientific terms
How to draw people by Alastair Smith( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
This book includes ideas for drawing people in lots of situations and styles, with the help of clearly explained drawing stages and using a variety of coloring methods
How to draw maps and charts by Pam Beasant( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Projects range from accurately-scaled maps of an existing area to fantasy maps, such as a pirate treasure map. Shows how to draw pictures that look professional. Gives helpful suggestions for materials to use, as well as simple step-by-step examples and techniques
The Usborne internet-linked book of astronomy & space by Lisa Miles( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the universe, solar system, stars, and constellations
The Usborne big book of papercraft by Alastair Smith( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
A perfect beginners' guide to making attractive things from paper with really professional results
The Usborne rainy day book by Alastair Smith( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Includes techniques for drawing and painting, things to make, recipes to cook, and amazing experiments to conduct
The Usborne guide to homework on the Internet by Alastair Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 294 libraries worldwide
This book includes information on search engines, education Web sites, online dictionaries and encyclopedias, and more
Dinosaurs by Alastair Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Lift the flaps in this book to discover how dinosaurs lived and what their world was like
On the beach by Alastair Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Lift the flaps in this book to discover what you can find at the seashore
The Usborne book of papercraft by A SMITH( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Contains a wide range of over 50 paper projects, including paper houses, 3-D pictures, greeting cards, masks, and flying origami toys
El gran libro de los experimentos by Alastair Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and French and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Activities include testing your eyes, making electricity, bending light and weather watching
The Usborne book of classroom jokes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
A joke book all about the perennially popular subject of schools and teachers. Brightly illustrated, it seeks to keep children laughing from cover to cover
The Usborne internet-linked library of science by Alastair Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Explains the chemistry of solids, liquids and gases, with examples from everyday life, showing exactly what they, and how they behave
El gran libro de la astronomía by Lisa Miles( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Describes planets, stars exploding, black holes forming, the solar system, comets, asteroids, and detailed maps to view the universe
Under the sea by Alastair Smith( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Amazing wildlife, from a fish that can change its shape, to deep- sea shockers that light up in the dark. You'll discover even more behind the seaweed and rocks- lift the flaps to see!
 
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Alternative Names
Smith, Alastair John Clark, 1964-
Smith, Alistair, 1964-
Languages
English (96)
Spanish (13)
Italian (5)
French (3)
Chinese (3)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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