WorldCat Identities

Roffe, Michael

Overview
Works: 29 works in 70 publications in 3 languages and 6,349 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Illustrator, Other, Creator, Author
Classifications: QE862.D5, 567.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Roffe
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Flags by David Jefferis( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history and uses of flags. Includes illustrations of national, international, signal, and motor racing flags
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
The Rourke dinosaur dictionary by Joseph Hincks( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of dinosaurs, arranged alphabetically from Acanthopholis to Velociraptor
Spacecraft by Michael Jay( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents facts about spacecraft, such as rockets, satellites, probes, and shuttles
Volcanoes by David Lambert( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nature and origin of volcanoes, their production of lava and ash, and their occurrence under water and in space, and describes some famous eruptions
Robots by David Jefferis( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various kinds of machines which can perform some human or animal tasks, including space voyager robots, fantasy robots, and robot warriors. Includes glossary
The jet age by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustrations, diagrams, and text describe the history of the jet plane and its uses. Contains a "Spotter's Guide" that shows the aircraft drawn to scale
BMX bikes by Michael Jay( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a bicycle motocross race and discusses bike design, stunt riding, and safety tips
Supersonic flight by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how aviation has advanced in recent years and what future aircraft will look like
Military planes by David Jefferis( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the flight characteristics and performance capabilities of fighter planes, bombers, transports, and other military aircraft
The moon by Michael Jay( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly introduces aspects of the moon such as its phases; eclipses; its seas, craters, and mountains; and explorations of it
Dinosaur by David Lambert( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations introduce the characteristics, natural environment, and history of the dinosaurs. Also includes a glossary of terms and a guide to pronunciation.--
The planets : neighbors in space by Jeanne Bendick( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to each of the planets
Artificial satellites by Jeanne Bendick( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple answers to children's questions about artificial satelites. What are they? What do they do? How do they work? How do they get up into outer space?
The moon by Andrew Langley( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations, diagrams, photos, and text describe the moon
Spacecraft by Andrew Langley( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes rockets, spaceships, satellites, and space probes, explains how they are used, and looks at the future of space exploration
Spotter's guide to the night sky by Nigel Henbest( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An identification guide to the wide range of things you can see in the sky at night
Stars & planets by Christopher Maynard( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces astronomy, the study of stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies through the use of text, illustrations and suggested experiments
Tank facts and feats : a record of armoured fighting vehicle achievement( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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