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Maddison, Kevin W.

Overview
Works: 177 works in 325 publications in 2 languages and 6,596 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Children's atlases  Film adaptations  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kevin W Maddison
The Kingfisher atlas of the medieval world by Simon Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With sixteen exquisite maps showing what the world was like from A.D. 500 to 1450, this book is sure to feed children"s fascination with knights and castles, Vikings, Crusades, the Aztecs, and the Incas. Each map shows the major sites associated with a particular medieval theme, with colorful picture icons revealing cities, palaces, religious buildings, farmers, traders, warriors, and much more. Additional feature spreads present in-depth information on the key topics of cathedrals and monasteries, Islamic culture, knights and castles, and the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan. This atlas is the ideal companion to any study of medieval history or literature
The Middle Ages by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in text and illustrations how people in Europe lived and worked during the three centuries between 1200 and 1500
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines four previously published history atlases into one volume, covering the history of human civilization from the ancient world to the modern era and examining religion, exploration, war, colonization, kingdoms, and technology
The Kingfisher atlas of the modern world by Simon Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the world from 1800 to the present that brings to life the story of human civilization around the globe through maps, photographs, timelines, and text
Pyramids and temples by Jane Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at the various types of structures used in religious ceremonies by people throughout history, from caves and ancient pyramids to classical temples and modern cathedrals
The pobble who has no toes by Edward Lear( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the Pobble came to lose his toes and what happened afterwards
The pelican chorus & the Quangle Wangle's hat by Edward Lear( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In two poems the grand King and Queen of the Pelicans live a joyous life on the banks of the Nile and a strange creature's vast hat attracts a wide variety of nesters
Dinosaurs : an a-z guide by Michael Benton( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visual reconstruction and detailed descriptions including accounts of habitat, location, activities and physical characteristics. Also includes a prehistoric time chart, pronunciation guide, museum list and overview of dinosaur classification
Telling the time by Rupert Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how time was measured in the past, various early clocks, the invention of the calendar, and such related topics as time zones and radio time
Exploration & empire : empire-builders, European expansion & the development of science by Ann Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes historical and social events in various world nations during the period of exploration and exploitation from 1450 to 1760
The courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo & the new vestments by Edward Lear( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first nonsense poem tells the tale of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo's unsuccessful courtship; the second describes the devouring, by a menagerie of animals, of an old man's unusual costume made of food
Life and times in ancient Greece by Julie Ferris( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated description of daily life in ancient Greece showing the first Olympic Games, the Parthenon in Athens, homes, farming, food, and entertainment
Life and times in ancient Egypt by Julie Ferris( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using simple text and illustrations, describes the history, customs, and culture of ancient Egypt
Life and times in the Viking world by Sheila Clewley( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using simple text and illustrations, describes the history, customs, and culture of the Vikings
The marvellous land of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tip and his creation, Jack Pumpkin, run away to Oz, where they save the city after it is captured by girls
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about fairy revelries in a beautiful illustrated edition
The Caribbean by Winston James( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the Caribbean which includes recipes, craft ideas, stories and human geography
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
Life and times in ancient Rome by Conrad Mason( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating snapshot, for younger children, of what life was like in the days of the Roman Empire
Everyday life in the ancient world by JULIE FERRIS( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a boat trip down ancient Egypt's crocodile-infested Nile river or a chariot ride through ancient Rome, circa. a.d. 128, and don't forget to make the customary sacrifice at the altar outside the door before entering the Parthenon in ancient Greece. And, above all, try to avoid becoming a human sacrifice yourself if you dare visit the Aztec temple in Tenochtitlan! Written and organized in the style of a travel guide, this book takes the reader on an amazing tour of the greatest empires of the past and explores what it was really like to be a citizen of these intriguing civilizations, describing the everyday life of ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Aztecs, and Incas, including transportation, clothing, food, homes, shopping, and monuments. Packed full of useful information for would-be tourists as well as quirky sightseers' tips, this is a stimulating way for children to learn about history
 
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The Kingfisher atlas of the medieval world
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The Kingfisher Atlas of World HistoryThe Kingfisher atlas of the modern worldPyramids and templesTelling the timeLife and times in ancient GreeceLife and times in ancient EgyptLife and times in the Viking worldLife and times in ancient RomeEveryday life in the ancient world
Alternative Names
Maddison, Kevin.

Maddison, Kevin 1946-

Maddison, Kevin W.

Maddison Kevin W. 1946-....

Maddison, Kevind

매디슨, 케빈

マディソン, ケビン

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