WorldCat Identities

Leokum, Arkady

Overview
Works: 241 works in 495 publications in 7 languages and 6,476 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays, American  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Arkady Leokum
 
Most widely held works by Arkady Leokum
Tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 409 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
The big book of tell me why by Arkady Leokum( Book )

15 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
Americana by Penguin Videos( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about space, earth and atmosphere such as: How are stars formed? What is the solar system? Why does the moon shine? Puzzling questions are answered with fascinating footage from NASA
Enemies by Arkady Leokum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 230 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 )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions on the human body such as: How does the body make blood cells? How much blood do we have in our bodies? What vitamins do we need? What does salt do for the body? What is an addict? What are hallucinogenic drugs?
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 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unusual and unfamiliar facts about people, places, and things from all over the world
Lots more tell me why: answers to hundreds of questions children ask by Arkady Leokum( Book )

13 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
Pre-historic animals, reptiles and amphibians( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 179 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
Still more tell me why : answers to hundreds of questions children ask by Arkady Leokum( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 472 answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why is sugar sweet?" and "Did dragons really live?"
Fish, shellfish and other underwater life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 154 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?
Anatomy and genetics( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about anatomy and genetics. Unfolds the mysteries of the human body's many vital functions. Answers puzzling questions like: What is skin? Why do we have a skeleton? How do our muscles work? Why do we sleep? What is the brain? How do we breathe? What does our body do with food? What is the eye made of? How are teeth formed? How do we talk? How does the ear work? How does the heart work? What are genes?
More tell me why : answers to over 400 questions children ask most often by Arkady Leokum( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedic collection of questions and answers about nature, man, inventions, and customs
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

Where words were born by Arkady Leokum( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the origins of more than 110 commonly used words
Animals & arachnids ; Prehistoric animals & reptiles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 136 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
Mammals by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 132 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?
The Temple; a novel by Arkady Leokum( Book )

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

"An NAL book."
Insects( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 120 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?
Gems, metals and minerals( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on questions like: What is erosion? How many different kinds of rocks are there? What is a precious gem?
Time, money, & measurement by TMW Video( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using question and answer format, answers questions about time, money and measurement
 
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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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