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Selsam, Millicent E. (Millicent Ellis) 1912-1996

Overview
Works: 238 works in 771 publications in 10 languages and 49,343 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  High interest-low vocabulary books  Readers (Publications)  Classification  Biographies  Pictorial works  Fiction  Field guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ10.S44, 578
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Most widely held works about Millicent E Selsam
 
Most widely held works by Millicent E Selsam
How to be a nature detective by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anyone can learn to be a nature detective and tell what animals have been around, if he learns to recognize clues, especially different footprints
Greg's microscope by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg gets a microscope and has a fascinating time looking at sugar and salt crystals, thread, hairs, and cells
Egg to chick by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

23 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read science text traces the fertilization of the egg and the growth and hatching out of the chick
Keep looking! by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the reader turns the page, a new animal is added to an illustration of a country home in the winter
Tree flowers by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and drawings follow the growth cycle of twelve common flowering trees: pussywillow, white oak, sugar maple, elm, apple, horse chestnut, flowering dogwood, magnolia, witch hazel, black walnut, black locust, and tulip tree
Backyard insects by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs discuss common garden insects and their protective appearance which includes camouflage, warning colors, copycat characteristics, and scary characteristics
Seeds and more seeds by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

16 editions published between 1913 and 1999 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy experiments to see what things grow when planted, and then collects all kinds of seeds to plant everywhere he goes
How kittens grow by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic essay describing four kittens' first eight weeks of life
Terry and the caterpillars by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in English and German and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl finds some caterpillars, keeps them in jars and feeds them, and then she sees the caterpillars make cocoons and moths emerge from the cocoons
Let's get turtles by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys get turtles and learn how to feed and care for them. With help from the man at the zoo they try a controlled experiment
Eat the fruit, plant the seed by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives directions for growing plants from the seeds found inside avocados, papayas, citrus fruits, mangos, pomegranates, and kiwis
Benny's animals and how he put them in order by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, with the help of a professor at the museum, learn to divide their animal pictures into the proper groups
Is this a baby dinosaur? And other science picture-puzzles by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and brief text examine the characteristics of a variety of animals and plants and other objects in nature
Cotton by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, growth cycle, processing, and varied uses of one of the world's most important fiber plants
Plenty of fish by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy buys two goldfish, and learns about fish food, the way fish breathe, and why plants are needed in a fish bowl
Play with plants by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions for growing plants from roots, stems, leaves, and seeds of common potatoes, beans, and house plants. Tells how a seed grows and presents simple gardening experiments
Don't throw it, grow it! : 68 windowsill plants from kitchen scraps by Deborah Peterson( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: You can also have houseplant fun with fruits, nuts, herbs, and spices. From the common carrot to the exotic cherimoya, dozens of foods have pits, seeds, and roots waiting to be rescued from the compost bin and brought back to life on your windowsill. Planted and nurtured, the shiny pomegranate seeds left over from breakfast and the piece of neglected ginger root in your refrigerator will grow into healthy, vigorous houseplants-kitchen experiments in the wonder of botany
Where do they go? : insects in winter by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how some insects fly south for the winter and others spend the cold months under ground, under water, in unused buildings, or as eggs or pupae
All about eggs and how they change into animals by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the eggs of many animals and shows what kinds of babies hatch from them
Biography of an atom by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the never-ending life cycle of a carbon atom from its birth in a star billions of years ago to the present time where it perhaps is a part of your body
 
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How to be a nature detective
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Greg's microscopeEgg to chickBackyard insectsHow kittens growDon't throw it, grow it! : 68 windowsill plants from kitchen scraps
Alternative Names
Ellis Selsam, Millicent 1912-

Ellis Selsam, Millicent 1912-1996

Millicent Selsam American writer

Millicent Selsam Amerikaans schrijfster (1912-)

Millicent Selsam Amerikaans schrijver (1912-)

Millicent Selsam escriptora estatunidenca

Millicent Selsam escritora estadounidense

Millicent Selsam scrittrice statunitense

Selsam, M. E. 1912-1996

Selsam Millicent 1912-1996

Selsam Millicent E.

Selsam, Millicent E. 1912-

Selsam Millicent E. 1912-1996

Selsam, Millicent E. (Millicent Ellis)

Selsam, Millicent E. (Millicent Ellis), 1912-

Selsam, Millicent Ellis 1912-

Selsam, Millicent Ellis 1912-1996

Selsam, Millie

Selsam, Millie 1912-

Selsam, Millie 1912-1996

셀샘, 밀리센트 E. 1912-1996

セルサム, ミリセント・E

セルサム, ミリセント E. 1912-1996

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