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Robbins, Ken

Overview
Works: 49 works in 127 publications in 3 languages and 15,898 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fiction  Big books 
Roles: Author, Photographer
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Most widely held works about Ken Robbins
 
Most widely held works by Ken Robbins
Autumn leaves by Ken Robbins( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics of different types of leaves and explains how and why they change colors in the autumn
Thunder on the plains : the story of the American buffalo by Ken Robbins( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the history of the American buffalo and how it was almost hunted into extinction
Pumpkins by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and color photographs introduce the growing cycle of the pumpkin, from seed, to sprout, to flower, to fully fledged fruit, and back again
Fireflies at midnight by Marilyn Singer( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A robin cheerfully greets the day at dawn. A horse nibbles grass under the heat of the midday sun. A rabbit stands still, disappearing into the grass at dusk. As evening falls, a frog tells the world that he's the king of the pond. During one summer day, these and other creatures tell their tales, celebrating their ordinary -- but extraordinary -- lives in verse. Young readers will be entranced by the many voices created by renowned poet Marilyn Singer. They will be encouraged to look more closely at the surprising world around them -- morning, noon, and night
Seeds by Ken Robbins( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From flowers to fruits, everything begins with a tiny seed. Young readers will learn how seeds grow, and how they vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns. From cherry pits to exploding pods, to sticktight seeds that cling to your shoes, acclaimed photographer and author Ken Robbins illuminates how wondrous nature springs up throughout the year before our very eyes
Trucks : giants of the highway by Ken Robbins( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of tractor trailers, or big rigs, and the loads they haul
Apples by Ken Robbins( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how apples are grown, harvested, and used, and details facts about apples in history, literature, and our daily lives
For good measure : the ways we say how much, how far, how heavy, how big, how old by Ken Robbins( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mile gets its name from the term mille passus, which means "a thousand paces." The abbreviation for pound (lb.) comes from the Latin libra pondo. Feet, pounds, quarts, miles: these are words we use every day. But where did they originate, and what do they actually mean?
Power machines by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jack hammer, bulldozer, and back hoe
Building a house by Ken Robbins( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, step-by-step, how a house is built from the architectural design through the final installation of fixtures and fittings
Tools by Ken Robbins( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-three full-color, labeled photographs of tools include paintbrush, screwdriver, trowel, and pliers."--Title page verso
A flower grows by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the life cycle of an Amaryllis
Boats by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describe in text and photographs the characteristic features of twenty different ships and boats including tugboats, submarines, trawlers, and swamp buggies
Bridges by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hand-colored photographs illustrate bridges of many different types, with descriptions of their design and use
City/country : a car trip in photographs by Ken Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and simple text capture the universal images of a car trip, as seen from a child's backseat perspective
Rodeo by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe cowboys participation in various competitive events at a rodeo
Make me a peanut butter sandwich and a glass of milk by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and hand-tinted photographs show how each part of a peanut butter sandwich and milk lunch is made, from field, to store, to table
A horse named Paris by Lynn Sonberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs depict how eight-year-old Amanda Kraus cares for, competes with, and enjoys her horse Paris. Photo essay covering an 11-year-old girl who has a horse named Paris
Air by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the properties and uses of air, where air is found and why it is essential to life
Trucks of every sort by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photos describe a variety of trucks and explain their functions. Includes a moving van, dump truck, ice-cream truck, and fire truck
 
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Autumn leaves
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ロビンズ, ケン

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