WorldCat Identities

Gilbreath, Alice Thompson

Overview
Works: 27 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 4,808 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TT160, 745.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alice Thompson Gilbreath
Making costumes for parties, plays, and holidays by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making a variety of costumes from easily available materials
The great Barrier Reef : a treasure in the sea by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the largest reef on earth, its construction by billions of coral animals, life on the reef, and its human visitors from Captain Cook to today's scuba divers
The Arctic and Antarctica : roof and floor of the world by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various aspects of the Arctic and Antarctica including the animals that live there, the people who have explored them, and the changes brought to these faraway regions by modern technology and the search for new energy sources
Ring of Fire and the Hawaiian Islands and Iceland by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how volcanoes erupt and the work of scientists who study volcanoes, and describes some well-known eruptions
Beginning-to-read riddles and jokes by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of simple riddles and jokes for the very young who are just beginning to read
More beginning crafts for beginning readers by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read instructions for making such items as an alligator, a kite, a charm bracelet, and a race car
Beginning crafts for beginning readers by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read instructions for making such items as a totem pole, book mark, and puppet from easily accessible materials
River in the ocean : the story of the Gulf Stream by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the warm river flowing in the Atlantic Ocean, the studies that have been made of it, and its current and future importance
The continental shelf : an underwater frontier by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the shelves under the world's oceans at the shoreline--the creatures that live on them, their potential for providing food for man, the dangers of pollution to shelf use, and efforts to preserve their value for the future
Candles for beginners to make by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed instructions for making many different kinds of candles
Making toys that swim and float by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents step-by-step instructions for making floating toys using inexpensive and readily available materials such as crayons, pipe cleaners, egg carton lids, scissors, and glue
Slab, coil, and pinch : a beginner's pottery book by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen different projects with complete directions introduce the three basic types of hand-built pottery
Fun with weaving by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making some twenty gift or household items using different weaving techniques
Making toys that crawl and slide by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making a crawling caterpillar, a sleigh, a snowmobile, and eleven other moving toys
Creatures of the night : nocturnal animals of North America by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes more than 45 night creatures that inhabit forests, ponds, marshes, streams, meadows, gardens, deserts, caves, and shores
Simple decoupage : having fun with cutouts by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen decoupage projects suitable for beginners and using accessible materials. Includes lampshade, necklace, holiday ornaments, flowerpot, and key ring
Spouts, lids, and cans : fun with familiar metal objects by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making a variety of toys and gifts from common household items such as salt-box spouts and metal lids
Nature's underground palaces : caves and caverns by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses physical phenomena discovered in caves, the people who once inhabited them, animals which are true cave dwellers, and man's uses for "underground palaces."
Antlers to radar : how animals defend themselves by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a variety of defenses employed by animals, including antlers, claws, odor, poison, teeth, quills, speed, leaping, inflation, radar, mimicry, and electricity
Nature's squirt guns, bubble pipes, and fireworks : geysers, hot springs, and volcanoes by Alice Thompson Gilbreath( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and explains the principles of geysers, hot springs, and volcanoes
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbreath, Alice

Languages
English (27)