WorldCat Identities

Elting, Mary 1906-2005

Overview
Works: 166 works in 437 publications in 3 languages and 12,854 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Fiction  Guidebooks  Puzzles and games  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E53, 567.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mary Elting
 
Most widely held works by Mary Elting
Q is for duck : an alphabet guessing game by Mary Elting( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even the youngest child will delight in puzzling out why A is for Zoo, B is for Dog, and C is for Hen in this interactive alphabet book, now with vivid full-color illustrations."--Page 4 of cover
America's ancient treasures; guide to archeological sites and museums by Franklin Folsom( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On t.p.: A guide to archeological sites and museums in the United States and Canada
The Macmillan book of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures by Mary Elting( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and discusses how scientists have pieced together information about these animals by studying their fossilized remains
The Macmillan book of the human body by Mary Elting( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and functions of the various parts of the body
The big Golden book of dinosaurs by Mary Elting( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Finnish and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of dinosaurs
We are the Government by Mary Elting( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 1967 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses briefly the reason for existence and the functions of each branch and department of the Federal Government, and also the duties of the independent agencies
Math fun with money puzzlers by Rose Wyler( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An activities book using math to introduce the handling of money and using money to promote math skills. Includes puzzles, tricks, games, and jokes
Dinosaurs by Mary Elting( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pictures introduce a variety of dinosaurs
Snakes and other reptiles by Mary Elting( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics, habits, and habitat of an often misunderstood group of animals that includes snakes, crocodiles, alligators, turtles, and lizards
Flags of all nations and the people who live under them by Mary Elting( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a brief history of the use of flags, and then, for each country of the world, illustrates the flag, tells how it came into being and what its elements mean, and gives brief information on the country's history and peoples
All aboard! The railroad trains that built America by Mary Elting( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How railroads came to be
Math fun with tricky lines and shapes by Rose Wyler( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents mathematical recreations exploring geometrical concepts
The Hopi way by Mary Elting( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis, who grew up in New York City, spends the summer with Hopi relatives in Arizona
Volcanoes and earthquakes by Mary Elting( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur and how they can be predicted
The first book of baseball by Mary Elting( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the game of baseball -- the players, the plays, the scoring, the lore and language
The story of archeology in the Americas by Mary Elting( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the major archeological finds in the Americas, explaining how ancient civilizations such as the cliff dwellers, the Incas and the Mayas have been recreated by studying relics
The mysterious grain by Mary Elting( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the search of naturalists, botanists, and archaeologists to find the self-propagating ancestor of today's corn which has to be planted by man
Trains at work by Mary Elting( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1962 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of many different kinds of locomotives, trains, and special cars and how engineers, brakemen, and signalmen work
Math fun with a pocket calculator by Rose Wyler( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for playing a variety of games and tricks with a pocket calculator
The secret story of Pueblo Bonito by Mary Elting( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the mystery of the abandonment of an ancient Indian town in the American Southwest was unraveled by scientists
 
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Q is for duck : an alphabet guessing game
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America's ancient treasures; guide to archeological sites and museumsDinosaurs
Alternative Names
Cole, Davis.

Cole, Davis 1906-2005

Cole, Davis, 1909-

Elting, M. 1906-2005

Elting, Mary

Elting, Mary 1909-

Folsom, Mary E.

Folsom, Mary Elting.

Folsom, Mary Elting 1906-2005

Folsom, Mary Elting 1909-

Mary Elting American children's author

Mary Elting Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijfster (1906-2005)

Mary Elting escritora de lliteratura infantil estauxunidense (1906–2005)

Tatham, Campbell.

Tatham, Campbell 1906-2005

Tatham, Campbell, 1909-

エルティング

Languages
English (106)

Spanish (2)

Finnish (2)