WorldCat Identities

Speirs, John

Overview
Works: 143 works in 336 publications in 5 languages and 28,337 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Literature  Adventure stories  Ghost stories  Picture books  Rebuses  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.P915, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Speirs
The magic school bus plants seeds : a book about how living things grow by Patricia Relf( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower
The wild whale watch by Eva Moore( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional description of a science class studying whales and going on a whale watch with their science teacher Ms. Frizzle
The case of the mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jigsaw Jones and his friend, Mila, have a new case to solve after they happen upon a genuine mummy at the class Halloween party
Twister trouble by Anne Schreiber( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on their way to Weatherama Amusement Park to attend the Wild Weather Show, Ms. Frizzle and her class get a first-hand lesson in the forces of nature as they fly directly into the heart of a powerful tornado
The giant germ by Anne Capeci( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Frizzle's class discovers the world of microbes
The case of the spooky sleepover by James Preller( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw Jones finds himself investigating the perfect case and piecing together all the ghostly clues when Ralphie Jones cannot sleep at night because something is making scary noises in his room
The case of the stolen baseball cards by James Preller( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie brought his baseball cards to school and now they seem to be missing. It's up to Jigsaw Jones and his partner Mila to solve this puzzling case
Expedition down under by Rebecca Carmi( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Frizzle's class travel to Australia
The case of the runaway dog by James Preller( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw is upset because his dog, Rags, is missing so Jigsaw and Mila set out to find him
Voyage to the volcano by Judith Bauer Stamper( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hi, I'm Dorothy Ann, one of the kids in Ms. Frizzle's class. When we started learning about volcanoes, I thought we'd just be studying them in books -- but Ms. Frizzle had other ideas. She took us all the way to Hawaii, where we waded through lava and saw a real volcano blow its top. We had a great time -- even though the trip was sometimes almost too hot to handle! One thing's for sure: This was one explosive adventure that none of us will ever forget!"--Back cover
Amazing magnetism by Rebecca Carmi( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Hungarian and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Frizzle's class challenges Mr. Order's class to a science contest, where the topic of the contest is magnetism
The case of the stinky science project by James Preller( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby fooled Sally-Ann with a phony magic trick. It was a spoiled science project
It's about time! by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's About Time-to wake up-to learn, to play, to read-to cuddle up in the blankets and to dream. A twenty-four -- hour day is full of great things to do! Endearing illustrations depicting things kids do every day make this an easy introduction to the skill of telling time, perfect for very young readers
Food chain frenzy by Anne Capeci( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Arabic and English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The class is headed on a food chain field trip. Before they know it, they're eating up the food chain facts!
A fair bear share by Stuart J Murphy( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four bear cubs collect ingredients for a blueberry pie, counting and recounting them as their supply grows
The best Easter [egg] hunt ever by John Speirs( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find the hidden Easter treats in the colorful pictures
Scholastic's The magic school bus in the rain forest by Joanna Cole( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Frizzle and the kids are off on an adventure to the rain forest, to find out why Ms. Frizzle's cocoa tree has stopped growing cocoa beans
The little boy's Christmas gift by John Speirs( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Dutch and English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy follows three wise men on their visit to see the newborn Christ child and presents him with a special tree as a gift
Three swords for Granada by Walter Dean Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1420 Spain, three young cat friends join the warrior cats as they struggle to save their beloved Granada from the vicious dogs of the Fidorean Guard
The story of Benjamin Franklin : amazing American by Margaret Davidson( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and many notable accomplishments of the American printer, businessman, inventor, community leader, and statesman
 
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The magic school bus plants seeds : a book about how living things grow
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The wild whale watchThe case of the mummy mysteryTwister troubleThe giant germThe case of the spooky sleepoverThe case of the stolen baseball cardsExpedition down underThe case of the runaway dog
Alternative Names
Spiers, John

Spiers, John (Illustrator)

스피어, 존

스피어스, 존

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