WorldCat Identities

Williams, Brian 1943-

Overview
Works: 365 works in 1,031 publications in 13 languages and 35,808 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Toy and movable books  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Outlines and syllabi  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Illustrator, Contributor, Photographer
Classifications: DS721, 951
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Williams
Ancient China by Brian Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes daily life in ancient China, discussing life in the country, life in the city, schools, festivals, and other aspects
Forts & castles by Brian Williams( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover forts and castles from around the world. Four see-through pages
Canada by Brian Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic overview of the history, geography, climate, and culture of Canada
World book looks at wonders of the world by Brian Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated overview of the natural and man-made wonders of the world
Inventions and discoveries by Brian Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read text and color illustrations examine many important inventions and discoveries throughout history
World Book looks at the age of knights and castles( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the Middle Ages from 476 with the fall of the Roman Empire to 1492 when Columbus discovered America, discussing how the people lived, knighthood, castles, and crusades
Joan of Arc by Brian Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the peasant girl who led the French army to victory against the English and paved the way for the coronation of King Charles VII
Calendars by Brian Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the calendar as it relates to time-keeping in general, touching on lunar and solar years, almanacs and diaries, time zones and the International Date Line, and famous dates
Countries of the world by Brian Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts, diagrams, illustrations, maps, and text present facts and figures about the countries and peoples of today's world
Amazing reptiles and amphibians by Brian Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the lives and life cycles of some reptiles and amphibians--from the giant Komodo dragon to the tiny red-eyed tree frog
The Kingfisher reference atlas : an a-z guide to countries of the world by Brian Williams( )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an illustrated relief map and a brief description of every country in the world along with important facts and figures, flags, population information, and an economic survey for each
World book looks at the American West( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the people and events which helped to shape the history of the American West
World book looks at insects and spiders by Brian Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the behavior and anatomy of various insects and spiders
World history encyclopedia by Anita Ganeri( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and German and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual approach to the history of the human race, from the emergence of people and the very first settlements, through ancient civilizations to the present day
Tutankhamen by Brian Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of Tutankhamen's life as well as his influence on history and the world
The age of discovery by Brian Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated comparative history of important events from the European discovery of the Americas in the 15th century to the American Revolution, with timecharts and timelink sections
Lightning by Brian Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to lightning including what causes lightning and how to survive a lightning storm
World War II : visual encyclopedia by Brian Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the key players of World War II, including Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Charles de Gaulle, along with major events such as the invasion of Poland, Battle of Britain, and Pearl Harbor
Bell and the science of the telephone by Brian Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Explosion Zone books combine vivid color illustrations and lively text to tell the stories of important scientists and inventors. Narratives are supplemented with easy-to-understand explanations of the scientific principles that underlie each phase of the invention or discovery being discussed. Imaginatively illustrated two-page spreads include sidebars called Here?s the Science, explaining the principles of physics or chemistry that relate to the story. A glossary at the back of each book presents short definitions of scientific and technological terms
The Normandy beaches by Brian Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe that describes why Normandy was chosen as the site for landings, the experiences of soldiers, the influence of D-Day on World War II, and how the battle is remembered
 
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Alternative Names

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Viljamss, Braiens, 1943-

Williams, B. 1943-

Williams, B. (Brian)

Williams, B. (Brian), 1943-

Williams, Brian Peter 1943-

ウィリアムズ, ブリアン

ウイリアムズ, ブライアン

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Forts & castlesCanadaWorld book looks at wonders of the worldInventions and discoveriesWorld Book looks at the age of knights and castlesCalendarsCountries of the worldAmazing reptiles and amphibians