WorldCat Identities

Leokum, Arkady

Overview
Works: 256 works in 484 publications in 7 languages and 6,563 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 031
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Arkady Leokum
 
Most widely held works by Arkady Leokum
The big book of tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 292 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 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemies : a love story by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 224 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
The curious book : fascinating facts about people, places, and things by Arkady Leokum( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unusual and unfamiliar facts about people, places, and things from all over the world
A Healthy body( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 187 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?
Lots more tell me why: answers to hundreds of questions children ask by Arkady Leokum( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and French and held by 185 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 )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 472 answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why is sugar sweet?" and "Did dragons really live?"
Americana by Penguin Videos( Visual )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video encyclopedia answering astronomical and geophysical questions, with film from NASA
Tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

in English and held by 163 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 )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about underwater life. Discover innermost secrets of fish; learn about the clam, the shark, & the slippery eel
Mammals by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 152 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?
Pre-historic animals, reptiles and amphibians( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does dinosaur mean? What are the largest reptiles? Why do snakes have scales? What makes a rattlesnake poisonous? How long can turtles live? How do frogs croak? What is a newt? Acquaint your child with the impressive dinosaur and other interesting creatures in Pre-historic animals, reptiles and amphibians
Animals and arachnids( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 141 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 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the origins of more than 110 commonly used words
Quizzes, tricks, stunts, puzzles, and brain teasers from Tell Me Why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedic collection of questions and answers about nature, man, inventions, and customs
Water & weather( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 133 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
Insects( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 125 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?
The Temple; a novel by Arkady Leokum( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about gems, metals and minerals such as: What are fossils? What are mountains and volcanoes? What is atomic weight? What are minerals? What is stackactite? What are gems?
 
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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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