WorldCat Identities

Arlon, Penelope

Overview
Works: 182 works in 434 publications in 9 languages and 20,296 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Encyclopedias  Picture books  Readers (Publications)  Trivia and miscellanea  History  Lift-the-flap books  Dictionaries  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: QE861.5, 630
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penelope Arlon
Farm by Penelope Arlon( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Swedish and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and simple text introduce various aspects of life on a farm, looking at animals, equipment, chores, and more
Planets : [an incredible journey through our solar system] by Penelope Arlon( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Come on a tour of our solar system and experience it like never before. You'll explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and galxaies far away. Meet the people and machines that have helped us unlock the secrets of space and search for alien life!"--Page 4 of cover
DK animal encyclopedia by Penelope Arlon( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The DK First Animal Encyclopedia is loaded with spectacular photographs showing animal habits and habitats. From aardvark to zebra, this book is packed with fascinating facts about animals, giving children a wonderful head start on learning about the animal world
Bugs by Penelope Arlon( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of insects, featuring close-up images, facts, dictionary and encyclopedia entries, and more
Dinosaurs by Penelope Arlon( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a chronological history of dinosaurs that includes a discussion of what different types of dinosaurs' lives were like based on fossil remains, and presents dinosaur facts and insight into what caused their extinction
How people live by Penelope Arlon( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different parts of the world and how people live in each, from the Eskimos and Inuit of the Arctic to the Amish and Maya of North America and the Asante and Zulu of Africa. How People Live combines the appeal of a fascinating collection of stories with the educational qualities of a reference book. Focusing on the daily lives, customs, languages, and religions of peoples from around the world, we look at the fundamental similarities of all peoples, and the extraordinary traditions that make each culture unique. Maasai cattle herders often open a vein in one of their cows, drink some nutritious blood, and seal it up again. A Russian custom involves dunking children into icy cold water in order to make them hardy and immune to illnesses. Knitting is an important craft tradition for the people of Taquile Island in Lake Titicaca -- but only the men know how to do it. Kazakh horsemen play kokpar, a version of polo, using a headless sheep's or goat's carcass instead of a ball. The people of the Pacific's Yap islands use the world's largest coins, round chunks of stone that can be up to 12 feet (3.5 meters) tall
Rainforest by Penelope Arlon( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares and contrasts the plants, animals, and indigenous peoples of the world's rainforests by continent, exploring secrets of survival in the forest and examining how human exploitation threatens these diverse habitats
Weather by Penelope Arlon( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Afrikaans and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weather is packed with up-to-the-minute information about what happens and why. Eyewitness accounts from around the globe tell you how it really feels to get caught in the world's worst weather. --
Reptiles by Penelope Arlon( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See hundreds of up-close photos of snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles, and become an instant reptile expert with the most up-to-date facts."
See me grow by Penelope Arlon( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognizable animals, such as puppies and chicks, are combined with more unusual babies, such as baby bees and strange shark eggs, to help children learn how animals grow from baby to adult
Puppies and kittens by Penelope Arlon( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference book for young readers that introduces facts about puppies and kittens including eating habits, sleeping habits, learning habits, playing habits, various breeds, and related wild animals--
Emergency vehicles by Penelope Arlon( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the vehicles and devices used by fire fighters, police, Coast Guard, and others who help save lives
Dolphins by Penelope Arlon( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics, habitats, life cycle, and eating habits of dolphins
Penguins by Penelope Arlon( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a penguin? -- More penguins -- Even more penguins -- Penguin homes -- Penguins on land -- Penguins in the sea -- Leaping and diving -- Penguin feathers -- The iceberg cafâe -- Danger! -- Galâapagos penguins -- Humboldt penguins -- Magellanic penguins -- The giant penguin -- Royal penguins -- Erect-crested penguins -- Rockhopper penguins -- Fiordland penguins -- Snares penguins -- Macaroni penguins -- African penguins -- Oil spill! -- Yellow-eyed penguins -- Fairy penguins -- The colony -- Nesting -- Penguin eggs -- Growing chicks -- Gentoo penguins -- Chinstrap penguins -- Adâelie penguins -- Riding the ice -- King penguins -- The emperors' journey -- From emperor egg to chick -- All grown up -- Interview with a photographer -- A winning photo -- Protecting penguins
Birds by Penelope Arlon( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fun facts about all kinds of birds, from penguins to chicks to bald eagles. Includes glossary
Ancient Egypt by Penelope Arlon( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to ancient Egypt features photos, timelines, and graphics that share insights into pharaohs, mummies, and pyramids while inviting readers to decode hieroglyphics and consider the actual cause of King Tut's death
Knights & castles : a LEGO adventure in the real world by Penelope Arlon( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this innovative new publishing program, LEGO models and minifigures are illustrated in fun and fantastic scenarios throughout as the first point of engagement for kids with real-world topics. This program represents a marriage of core values between LEGO and Scholastic: imagination, creativity, fun, and learning, as well as providing the most engaging, educational information for children.--Publisher
Deep dive : a LEGO adventure in the real world by Penelope Arlon( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the LEGO® minifigures on a journey to the bottom of the sea. See cool sea creatures and find out the latest big ocean facts. You'll find great LEGO building ideas, too!--
Dino safari : a LEGO adventure in the real world by Penelope Arlon( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the LEGO minifigures on an epic Jurassic journey. See awesome dinosaurs and find out the latest facts about these mega monsters. You'll find great LEGO building ideas too!
The ultimate book of randomly awesome facts by Penelope Arlon( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hundreds of lists--thousands of facts! This is a book of best-ever lists, covering topics from science and technology to history and pop culture. The in-depth research and expert writing mean that the book is filled with the most important, most engaging, most up-to-the-minute facts. This is reference reinvented, with supermodern lists, and a supermodern visual presentation to match
 
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Planets : [an incredible journey through our solar system]DK animal encyclopediaBugsHow people liveWeatherPenguins
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