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Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield) 1915-2002

Overview
Works: 319 works in 1,336 publications in 4 languages and 77,795 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Readers (Publications)  Picture books  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
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Snow is falling by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of snow, its usefulness to plants and animals, and the hazards it can cause
The planets in our solar system by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the solar system and its nine planets. Includes directions for making two models: one showing relative sizes of the planets and the other, their relative distances from the sun
Sunshine makes the seasons by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how sunshine and the tilt of the earth's axis are responsible for the changing seasons
What makes day and night by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple explanation of how the rotation of the earth causes day and night
Earthquakes by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why earthquakes happen, what their sometimes devastating effects can be, where the danger zones are, and what measures people can take to safeguard themselves
What the moon is like by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagines sights and experiences on a moon visit
The moon seems to change by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the phases of the moon--the changes that seem to happen to it as it goes around Earth
Is there life in outer space? by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the ideas and misconceptions about life in outer space and speculates on the existence of such life in light of recent space explorations
Down comes the rain by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns
Gravity is a mystery by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple text and illustrations what is known about the force of gravity
Volcanoes by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volcanoes are one of nature's great wonders. For years they can stand dormant, but once active they can erupt in tremendous explosions of power. Some eruptions are so big, they change the earth's climate. Luckily, geologists can now approximate when an eruption will occur. What are the causes of an eruption and what are the warning signs?"--Publishers description
What makes a magnet? by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how magnets work and includes instructions for making a magnet and a compass
Flash, crash, rumble, and roll by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how and why a thunderstorm occurs and gives safety steps to follow when lightning is flashing
Eclipse : darkness in daytime by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple terms what happens during a solar eclipse
The Big Dipper by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in English and Swedish and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains basic facts about the Big Dipper, including which stars make up the constellation, how its position changes in the sky, and how it points to the North Star
Tornado alert by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origin and nature of tornadoes and how to stay safe when threatened by one of these dangerous storms
The Christmas sky by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronomical exploration of the Star of Bethlehem against a background of the Christmas story
Mission to Mars by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines space flight to Mars
The sky is full of stars by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to view stars and ways to locate star pictures, the constellations, throughout the year
The International Space Station by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the construction and purpose of the International Space Station and the life of the astronauts on board
 
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Alternative Names
Branley, F. 1915-2002

Branley, F. M. 1915-2002

Branley, Franklin M. 1915-2002

Branley Franklin Mansfield

Branley, Franklyn

Branley, Franklyn 1915-

Branley Franklyn M.

Branley, Franklyn M. 1915-

Branley, Franklyn M. 1915-2002

Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklin Mansfield), 1915

Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield)

Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield 1915-

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield 1915-2002

Brānlī, Frānklīn 1915-2002

Buranrī, Furankurin M. 1915-2002

Mansfield Branley, Franklin 1915-2002

Mansfield Branley, Franklyn 1915-2002

브랜리, 프랭클린 M. 1915-2002

ブランリー, フランクリン M.

ブランレー, フランクリン

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