WorldCat Identities

Leokum, Arkady

Overview
Works: 274 works in 480 publications in 7 languages and 6,725 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays, American  Television adaptations  History  Miscellanea  Examinations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AG195, 031
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Most widely held works about Arkady Leokum
 
Most widely held works by Arkady Leokum
Americana by Penguin Videos( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children have about water and weather. Included are questions such as Why do we have different seasons? What is a rainbow? Why do winds have different names? What is dew? Why do snowflakes have six sides? How were the oceans formed? and many others
The big book of tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about the world around us, how it began, the human body, how other creatures live, and how things are made
Tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

32 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curious book : fascinating facts about people, places, and things by Arkady Leokum( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unusual and unfamiliar facts about people, places, and things from all over the world
Enemies by Arkady Leokum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant and funny two-character study based on author Arkady Leokum's personal experiences as a waiter in the Catskill Mountains. Sam Jaffe is a long-suffering waiter who turns the tables on antagonistic regular customer Ned Glass. Eventually, this rivalry becomes more complex as secrets about the men are revealed
A Healthy body( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents and answers questions about a healthy body. Take your child on a voyage through the many systems of the human body. Answer such puzzling questions like: What is blood? What makes blood clot? Is an animal's blood the same as human's? What causes a nose bleed? What are vitamins? Why does the human body need minerals? What is dope? What is caffeine? Tell me about harmful drugs?
Pre-historic animals, reptiles and amphibians( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video encyclopedia answering questions about reptiles and amphibians
Lots more tell me why: answers to hundreds of questions children ask by Arkady Leokum( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers about such things as the world around us and how it began, the human body, how other creatures live, and how things are made
Still more tell me why : answers to hundreds of questions children ask by Arkady Leokum( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 472 answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why is sugar sweet?" and "Did dragons really live?"
Tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-volume set containing questions and answers about such things as the world around us and how it began, the human body, how other creatures live, and how things are made
Fish, shellfish and other underwater life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers to questions about fish, shellfish and other underwater life such as what do sharks eat? What is the origin of goldfish?
Insects( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about insects such as: What is a moth? What are caterpillars? How many kinds of flies are there? How are flies born? How do insects breathe? Why do mosquitoes hum?
Animals & arachnids ; Prehistoric animals & reptiles( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about animals and arachnids such as : How did dogs get their names? Why do cats have whiskers? What is a cheetah? Are a donkey and jackass the same? How do spiders spin their webs? What is a scorpion? It's an invaluable learning tool that provides kids with the answers they want and need
Where words were born by Arkady Leokum( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the origins of more than 110 commonly used words
Mammals( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about mammals. Included are questions such as : Why are whales considered mammals? Can seals live underwater? Why does the kangaroo have a pouch? Why do elephants have big ears? Why do bats hang upside down?
Quizzes, tricks, stunts, puzzles, and brain teasers from Tell Me Why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More tell me why : answers to over 400 questions children ask most often by Arkady Leokum( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedic collection of questions and answers about nature, man, inventions, and customs
The Temple; a novel by Arkady Leokum( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An NAL book."
Gems, metals and minerals( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers to questions about gems, metals, and mineralds, including questions such as: What is erosion? What is an alloy?
Medicine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children often ask about medicine. It takes the mysteries of the care of human life and puts them in simple language for children. Included are such questions as: Why do we get a fever? What is a cold? What are the measles? What is a wart? What are ulcers? What is epilepsy? What is hay fever? What is asthma?
 
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Alternative Names
Arkady Leokum Writer

أركادي ليوكوم، 1915-

آرکادی لئوکوم

レオクム, アルカジイ

レオクム, アルカディ

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