WorldCat Identities

Sauvain, Philip Arthur

Overview
Works: 251 works in 546 publications in 4 languages and 10,711 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: TE149, 625.7
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Most widely held works by Philip Arthur Sauvain
Roads by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, the construction, function, and maintenance of different types of roads
Tunnels by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of tunnels and how they are made
Mountains by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geological and geographic overview of mountains, their effect on humanity, and humanity's effect on them
Skyscrapers by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, planning and construction of skyscrapers
Water by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the properties, uses, and changing nature of water
Waterloo by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the events leading up to the Battle of Waterloo, the battle itself, and the aftermath. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Hastings by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Danish and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the significant battle in 1066 that gave the French-speaking Normans control of England
Oceans by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes oceans of the world, including the plants, animals, and human use, with case studies of specific areas
Rain forests by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world's rain forests, including the plants, animals, and people found there, with case studies of specific forests
Over 2,000 years ago : in ancient Greece by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like in ancient Greece, discussing such aspects as meals, the army, theater, and sports
Rivers and valleys by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Slovenian and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations, with questions and activities, provide information about rivers and such related topics as valleys, waterfalls, dams, and floods
Midway by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events leading up to the Battle of Midway, the battle itself, and the aftermath
Saints by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St Paul - St Thomas Becket - St Francis of Assisi - St Joan of Arc - St Thomas More - St Bernadette of Lourdes
Oil and natural gas by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of energy stored as oil and natural gas beneath the earth, as well as its origins, how it is extracted, and its uses
Motion by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines motion, describes its different types, and discusses how motion is used in bicycles, escalators, typewriters, and other types of machines
Wind and water power by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief overview of wind and water power explaining how it is harnessed and used
Air by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the properties and uses of air and how it affects all things that fly
Wood and coal by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of wood and coal to be used as fuel and as a form of stored energy. Explains how coal is extracted from the earth and examines the disadvantages of using fossil fuels
How history began by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of the first humans one and a half million years ago through the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Communications by Philip Arthur Sauvain( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief discussions of communications advancements over the years, from language to printing, to radio and artificial satellites
 
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Alternative Names
Sauvain, P. A.

Sauvain, Philip

Sauvain, Philip 1933-

Sauvain, Philip A.

Sauvain, Philip Arthur.

Sauvain, Philip Arthur 1933-

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WaterlooHastingsOceansRain forestsOver 2,000 years ago : in ancient GreeceRivers and valleysMidwaySaintsMotion