WorldCat Identities

Seymour, Peter S.

Overview
Works: 236 works in 473 publications in 7 languages and 5,042 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books  Art  Pictorial works  Sources  History  Humor  Christmas stories  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Adapter, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PZ7.S49, 591
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter S Seymour
What's in the jungle? by Peter S Seymour( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to some of the wildlife found in the jungle. Features moveable flaps
St. John passion : passio secundum Johannem, BWV 245 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections at Walden; selected writings by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections at Walden includes Thoreau?s account of how he lived and what he learned during his two years at Walden. We can profit from some of his discoveries:?In proportion as [a man] simplifies his life,? writes Thoreau,?the laws of the universe will appear less complex.? Later he says,?There can be no very black melancholy to him who lives in the midst of nature." These principles governed Thoreau's life. And in all the writings included here -- selections from "Walden, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, The Journal, Ktaand and the Maine Woods, and the early poems"--Thoreau speaks of nature with the simple eloquence of a man who is motivated to speech by love
What's in the deep blue sea? by Peter S Seymour( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, flaps, and movable illustrations present a variety of sea creatures, including the jellyfish, sea horse, and octopus
Insects : a close-up look by Peter S Seymour( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics and habits of insects, with pop-up, lift-up, and pull features
Portrait of Jesus; the life of Christ in poetry and prose by Peter S Seymour( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the weather works by Peter S Seymour( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how clouds, wind, rain, and snow are formed with pop-up and movable illustrations
What's in the prehistoric forest? by Peter S Seymour( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various prehistoric creatures are revealed in the lift-the-flap and pop-up illustrations
The pop-up book of big trucks by Peter S Seymour( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic toyshop : a dimensional storybook by Peter S Seymour( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a shop where toys come to life at night, a ballerina and soldier fall in love, are separated, and are reunited
Fire fighters by Peter S Seymour( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pop-up illustrations introduce fire fighters, their equipment, and their methods of putting out fires
Animals in disguise by Peter S Seymour( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how insects, birds, fish, and other types of animals use camouflage techniques to hide from predators. Features pop-up, movable, and life-the-flag illustrations
What lives in the sea by Peter S Seymour( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of 1776 : life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness during the American Revolution by Peter S Seymour( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from documents of the time record the patriotism, humor, romance, and determination of the American men and women who supported the Revolution
The Naughty Nineties : a saucy pop-up books for adults only by Peter S Seymour( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its saucy illustrations and explicit pop-ups, pull-tabs and action mechanics, this book is designed to rustle your bustle, pop your cork and fog over your monocle
How things grow by Peter S Seymour( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wheels turn and flaps lift to assist in explaining how butterflies, apples, pine trees, chickens, and several other things grow
Sleeping Beauty by Peter S Seymour( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebus version of the fairy tale in which the wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. Each of the rebus pictures is on a flap that may be lifted to reveal the printed word
How things are made by Peter S Seymour( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Dutch and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how various animals make things such as beaver dams, milk, and spiderwebs. Features wheels to turn, depicting the steps
Discovering our past by Peter S Seymour( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction, with pop-up and movable illustrations, to the science of archaeology explaining how scientists have uncovered information about past civilizations
Exploring the solar system by Peter S Seymour( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the sun, moon, Earth and other planets in our solar system. Features pop-up illustrations
 
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.15 for The spirit ... to 0.66 for The Naught ...)

Insects : a close-up look
Alternative Names
Seymour, Peter.

Seymour, Peter 1933-

Seymour, Peter Simpson 1933-

シーモア, ピーター

セイモア, ピーター

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