WorldCat Identities

Kaufmann, John

Overview
Works: 118 works in 235 publications in 3 languages and 12,509 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Christmas stories  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.C2167, FIC
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Most widely held works about John Kaufmann
 
Most widely held works by John Kaufmann
The empty schoolhouse by Natalie Savage Carlson( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and Danish and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lullah Royall, a little black girl, comes to a newly-integrated parochial school in Louisiana. Then the appearance of two menacing strangers, Mr. Buzzard and Mr. Gator, is followed by abusive calls and threats of violence and suddenly the ten-year-old finds herself the only pupil in school
Robots rising by Carol Sonenklar( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe technological advancements in the field of robotics
Bats in the dark by John Kaufmann( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits and behavior of the nocturnal creature, the bat, the only mammal that can fly
The letter on the tree by Natalie Savage Carlson( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young French Canadian boy, who wants an accordion more than anything, attaches a note telling of his wish to a Christmas tree which will be sold in the United States
When an animal grows by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the growth of a duck, bird, gorilla, and lamb from helpless, weak new-born creatures to the age of independence
Flying giants of long ago by John Kaufmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to prehistoric animals that flew
Little dinosaurs and early birds by John Kaufmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses prehistoric birds and their ancestors and theories on how creatures began to fly
Old Abe : the eagle hero by Patrick Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a tame eagle who is the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers for three years in the Civil War
How animals tell time by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the built-in timing device animals have which determines their activities and pattern of life
Wings, sun, and stars; the story of bird migration by John Kaufmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and discusses the reasons for bird migration, the biological facts of bird flight, timing and direction of migrations, and theories on the accuracy of migratory bird navigation
Fly it! : Making and flying your own kites, boomerangs, helicopters, hang gliders, and hand-launched gliders by John Kaufmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple instructions for making and flying kites, boomerangs, helicopters, hang gliders, and hand-launched gliders
The curious world of crystals by Lenore Sander( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple explanations and illustrations of how crystals are formed, how to recognize them in everyday objects, and how to grow sugar crystals and crystals in solution
Robins fly north, robins fly south by John Kaufmann( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the migration and mating habits of the robin emphasizing the instincts that enable him to return each year to the same northern nest
Falcons return by John Kaufmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics of falcons, the history and techniques of falconry, and attempts at saving these birds from extinction by breeding in captivity
The bug that laid the golden eggs by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of children find some golden eggs on a leaf in the cricket cage, they and an older friend set out to find which bug laid the eggs
Wild geese calling by Robert Murphy( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and Finnish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny rescues a wounded goose and finally accepts the knowledge that it will return to the wild
Killer-of-Death by Betty Baker( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story concerns the feud and subsequent friendship of two Apache boys who lived at the time the whites were moving in
Birds are flying by John Kaufmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-understand text explains the mechanics of bird flight
Flying hand-launched gliders by John Kaufmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for building, launching, and flying model gliders. Includes suggestions for contest flying
The courtship of animals by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the aim of courtship and courtship rituals of various birds, reptiles, fish, mammals, insects and spiders
 
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