WorldCat Identities

Mitgutsch, Ali

Overview
Works: 485 works in 1,744 publications in 3 languages and 13,115 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Artist
Classifications: SF523.5, 638.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ali Mitgutsch
From blossom to honey by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how bees turn flower nectar into the honey which the beekeeper extracts from the hive
From graphite to pencil by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the process by which graphite becomes a pencil from the making of the graphite to the way it is encased in cedar and topped with an eraser
From grain to bread by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the step-by-step process of planting wheat seeds, harvesting the crop, grinding wheat into flour, and baking bread
From sea to salt by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in German and English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the methods used to extract salt from the sea and from deep underground mines
From cotton to pants by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the journey of cotton from the plants, through the cotton gin and the spinning mill where it is made into thread, to the loom where it is woven into cloth, and finally to the clothing factory where it is sewn into pants
From cacao bean to chocolate by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the cacao bean from the tropical trees on which they grow to the factories where they are roasted, skinned, and ground to make cocoa butter, the major ingredient in chocolate products
From milk to ice cream by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how ice cream is made from milk
From swamp to coal by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in German and English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how coal is formed by the earth and the methods used to mine it. Also discusses some of the uses of this mineral
From sheep to scarf by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the step-by step process of shearing sheep, spinning wool, and knitting a scarf
From tree to table by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the path of a tree as it is felled, cut into planks, and made into furniture
From wood to paper by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the individual steps taken in making wood into paper and what happens to the finished product
From sand to glass by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the process of glassmaking from the melting of sand in a furnace with soda, lime, and recycled glass to the molten glass that is blown into bottles and jars and rolled into window panes
From grass to butter by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and German and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains how grass is used by cows to produce milk which is made into butter
From oil to gasoline by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and German and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows crude oil from its underground bubbles to the refinery where it is converted into fertilizer, plastic, records, paint, and medicine as well as gasoline, jet oil, and heating oil
From seed to pear by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the cycle of a pear seed which, when planted, produces a fruit-bearing tree and a supply of new seeds
From gold to money by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people gradually switched from the barter system to trading with pieces of gold which were eventually marked with their weight and became coins. Also discusses other metals that are used to make coins
From cow to shoe by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a cow hide from the tannery where it is soaked, scraped, stretched, and sometimes dyed to the shoe factory where it is cut and stitched together to make shoes
From rubber tree to tire by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rubber juice (latex) from its tree to the factory and eventual use as a tire on various vehicles
From clay to bricks by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and German and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the step-by-step process of digging clay and forming it into bricks
From cement to bridge by Ali Mitgutsch( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and German and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows limestone from the quarry to the factory where it eventually is formed into cement and ultimately becomes concrete and is made into a bridge
 
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.11 for From grain ... to 0.21 for From tree ...)

From blossom to honey
Alternative Names
A li Mi te gu chi 1935-

Ali-Miteguchi 1935-

Ali Mitgutsch deutscher Illustrator, Maler, Bilderbuchautor

Ali Mitgutsch Duits illustrator

Ali Mitgutsch German illustrator

Ali Mitgutsch ilustrador alemán

Miteguchi, Ali 1935-

Mitguš, Ali 1935-

Mitgutc, Ali 1935-

Mitgutsch, Alfons 1935-

Mit'ŭguch'i, Alli 1935-

미트구쉬, 알리 1935-

미트구치, 알리 1935-

Languages
English (47)

German (46)

Spanish (26)

Covers
From sea to saltFrom swamp to coalFrom tree to tableFrom wood to paperFrom oil to gasolineFrom seed to pearFrom gold to moneyFrom rubber tree to tire