WorldCat Identities

Verdet, Jean-Pierre

Overview
Works: 167 works in 599 publications in 13 languages and 6,989 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Sources  Board books  Toy and movable books  Popular works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator, Commentator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Narrator, Adapter, Interviewee, Lyricist
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Most widely held works by Jean-Pierre Verdet
The earth and sky by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sun, moon, solar system, and different aspects of the earth
The sky : mystery, magic, and myth by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of myths, stories and folklore about the sky
Atlas of the earth by Daniel Moignot( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses transparent overlays and laminated pages to introduce children to the physical earth
All about time by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of the concept of time in day to day life: how to tell time from a clock, how long it takes to perform certain activities, the movement of the sun, phases of the moon, seasons, and growing up
The universe by Christopher Maynard( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and full-color illustrations with four transparent acetate pages describe the universe and provide fun facts and information about it
The universe( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses laminated pages and transparent overlays to introduce children to the universe
Earth, sky, and beyond : a journey through space by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in French and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of space which provides scientific facts on earth and sky
The sky : stars and night by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the night sky, describing major constellations and the planets of the solar system
Une histoire de l'astronomie by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and Italian and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un panorama d'ensemble de l'évolution des idées et des techniques dans ce domaine, complété par une coupe chronologique sur deux problèmes clés : la mesure des distances dans l'univers, la formation du système solaire
Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne et classique by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrace l'évolution de la science astronomique occidentale depuis le monde grec (mentionnant la dette des Grecs vis-à-vis des Babyloniens) jusqu'au triomphe de la mécanique céleste classique à l'occasion de la découverte de Neptune en 1946
Il cielo, l'aria e il vento by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les informations essentielles sur le ciel, la formation des nuages, la source des orages, les éclairs, etc
Le monde ; L'Homme by René Descartes( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le grand Louvre : du donjon à la pyramide by Catherine Chaine( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire du Louvre (bâtiment) richement illustrée de reproductions de toiles et de photographies
Le ciel, le soleil et le jour by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in French and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to the sun, the myths people have told about it, and the role it plays in the cycle of day and night and in the changing seasons
Introductions à l'astronomie de Copernic : le Commentariolus de Copernic, la Narratio prima de Rheticus ; introd., traduction française et commentaire by Nicolaus Copernicus( Book )

9 editions published in 1975 in French and German and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aux origines du monde une histoire de la cosmogonie by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centrée sur la cosmogonie du système solaire, cette histoire des théories scientifiques met en évidence la richesse des échanges entre les découvertes et leur contexte culturel
Astronomie et astrophysique by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Univers by Jean-Pierre Verdet( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un vrai petit livre pour découvrir le ciel et l'Univers, connaître le Soleil, la Lune, les planètes de notre galaxie, comprendre les étapes de la conquête de l'espace
Georgii Joachimi Rhetici Narratio prima by Georg Joachim Rhäticus( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in 4 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The earth and sky
Alternative Names
Ioannes-Petrus Verdet

Jean-Pierre Verdet Frans astronoom

Jean-Pierre Verdet French astronomer and historian of astronomy

Verdet, André

Verdet André 1932-....

Verdet, Andrei, 1932-

Verdet, J.-P.

Verdet, J. P., 1932-

Verdet, J.-P. (Jean-Pierre)

Verdet, Jean Pierre

Verdet, Pierre 1932-

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ヴェルデ, ジャン=ピエール

ジャン・ピエール・ヴェルデ

尙-皮耶·韋爾戴

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The sky : mystery, magic, and mythAtlas of the earthAll about timeThe universeThe universeEarth, sky, and beyond : a journey through spaceThe sky : stars and nightIl cielo, l'aria e il ventoLe ciel, le soleil et le jour