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Pollard, Michael 1931-

Overview
Works: 251 works in 584 publications in 6 languages and 18,085 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Miscellanea  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: Q163, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Pollard
Scientists who changed the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 20 major moments that helped shape the course of our lives with accounts of the most imporatant scientific discoveries. Includes the following scientist Gutenberg, Galileo, Newton, James Watt, Louis Daguerre, Darwin Kaifung, Donkin & Hall, Lister, John Logie, Baird, Alex. G. Bell, M. Curie, Wright Bros., Henry Ford, Einstein, Alan Turing, Crick & Watson, Wilkins & Franklin, . Aldrin, Armstrong & Collins
The Amazon by Michael Pollard( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Indonesian and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the effects of the world's second longest river on the history, food, economy, transportation, plants, wildlife, and people of the region through which it flows
The Nile by Michael Pollard( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of this famous African river and describes its physical features, history, and importance
The industrial revolution by Robert Ingpen( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the most basic tools, like leavers and pulleys, to the modern nuclear power station, this book charts the extraordinary progress of humanity."
The master builders by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates ten ancient archeological sites of strange and mysterious ruins located around the world
The Mississippi by Michael Pollard( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Indonesian and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of the river Mark Twain immortalized; describes its physical features, history, and importance
Maria Montessori : the Italian doctor who revolutionized education for young children by Michael Pollard( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of the first woman doctor in Italy who developed an innovative method of educating young children that has gained wide acceptance throughout the world
The Ganges by Michael Pollard( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of this famous river in India and describes its physical features, history, and importance
The Yangtze by Michael Pollard( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of the third longest river in the world, the Yangtze in China, and describes its physical features, history, importance as a source of food and for transportation, and more
The nineteenth century by Michael Pollard( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the world during the nineteenth century. Includes the early Industrial Revolution in Europe, growing colonial empires, conflicts over slavery, and America's emergence as an industrial giant
Alexander Graham Bell : father of modern communication by Michael Pollard( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and accomplishments of the speech teacher whose study of sound and the human voice led to his invention of the telephone
The magical East by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of ten places in Africa and the Far East that were found by explorers and merchants such as The Great Wall, Taj Mahal, and Easter Isle
The Rhine by Michael Pollard( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of one of Europe's busiest rivers, the Rhine in Germany, and describes its physical features, history, importance for transportation, and more
Johann Gutenberg : master of modern printing by Michael Pollard( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Johann Gutenberg, inventor of letterpress printing, which made possible the large-scale production of books and printed matter, and contributed to an explosion in learning and literacy that spread throughout the modern world
100 greatest explorers by Michael Pollard( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about notable explorers from around the world and throughout history, including Polybius, Leif Eriksson, Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Robert Edwin Peary, and Yuri Gagarin
How things work by Michael Pollard( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in French and English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed illustrations describe how more than 40 modern mechanical inventions work
The light bulb and how it changed the world by Michael Pollard( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the electric bulb, an invention that ultimately led to new uses of electricity
Transportation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover how people traveled in the past and how people have come up with new ways to travel faster and more safely
The clock and how it changed the world by Michael Pollard( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the devices invented for telling time
Roads and tunnels by Michael Pollard( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how roads and tunnels are constructed and provides a historical perspective
 
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Scientists who changed the world
Alternative Names
Pollard, M.

Pollard, Michael 1931-

Pollard, Michael Trent Esq

Поллард, Майкл 1931-

폴러드, 마이클

ポラード, マイケル

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The AmazonThe NileThe master buildersThe MississippiMaria Montessori : the Italian doctor who revolutionized education for young childrenThe GangesThe YangtzeThe nineteenth century