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Farndon, John

Overview
Works: 548 works in 1,828 publications in 9 languages and 54,122 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Popular works  Atlases  Maps  Dictionaries  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, Editor, Creator, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Farndon
Oil by John Farndon( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about oil and other petroleum products by explaining what they are and how they are used. Also discusses oil exploration, drilling, refining, and looks at the problem of pollution and alternatives to oil as a fuel source
Weather by Brian Cosgrove( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such elements of weather as clouds, wet air, frost, ice, wind, and air pressure. Includes some projects
The science book by John Farndon( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Science Book is an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms
How the Earth works by John Farndon( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and projects explore the earth's structure, features, and changing landscape
The planets by Heather Couper( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
The economics book by Niall Kishtainy( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reveals the many ideas and schools of economics that have emerged since trading first began in ancient times."--Front jacket flap
Do not open by John Farndon( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of unusual facts, secrets, and unsolved mysteries from around the world, from Paris' hidden tunnels, to the mystery of the the Roswell crash site in New Mexico, and to secret documents contained in the Vatican library
Rock and mineral by John Farndon( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated guide to the history and uses of rocks and minerals. Part of DK and Google's exciting family reference partnership, e.guides look at core topics from many angles, using facts, 3-D models, data boxes, charts, and more, bringing together the best of the Web with DK's outstanding reference books
Atlas of oceans : an ecological survey of underwater life by John Farndon( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the oceans and seas around the world, describing the creatures found in them, threats they face, and recommendations on ways to preserve the ocean ecosystem
Engineers by John Farndon( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the world's most prominent and revolutionary engineers, discussing their key feats and major breakthroughs, from Archimedes and Leonardo da Vinci to Henry Ford and the Wright brothers
Dictionary of the earth by John Farndon( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sections on geography, geology, meteorology and ecology explain the workings of our planet
Great scientists by John Farndon( Book )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Greek mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes, whose work is even now required reading, to the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, the greatest practitioners from a wide range of scientific disciplines are represented here. Each entry gives a biographical background of its subject and a description of the main themes of their work, together with concise expositions of some of their key ideas."--Jacket
Wildlife atlas : a complete guide to animals and their habitats by John Farndon( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about eight different habitats around the world and the various animals that live in each
The movie book by Danny Leigh( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than a century after the Lumière brothers made their first movie, the magic of the silver screen refuses to fade. Even silent era classics, such as the futuristic Metropolis, still retain the power to astonish. The talkies introduced new genres-- among them the special-effects blockbuster, first seen in King Kong and reinvented in the 1980s with Steven Spielberg's Jaws-- that continue to inspire and enthrall. In more recent years, technological progress has led to such groundbreaking achievements as Toy Story and Gravity. Including more than 100 of the best movies made, from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Boyhood, the book contains highlights taken from every genre and every part of the world-- from neorealism to the New Wave, and from crime thriller to romantic comedy, fantasy, and sci-fi. The Movie Book is the perfect introduction to this fascinating subject, bound to delight and entertain film buffs and new movie audiences alike
Electricity by John Farndon( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early in the 17th century, Francis Bacon decided that the best way to learn about the world was to discover things for oneself. Since then, science has been a marriage of observation and experimentation. The experiments contained in each chapter allow young scientists to investigate basic principles using common household materials and easy-to-follow instructions. The titles are filled with dozens of color photographs that illustrate experiments and provide a glimpse of everyday and extraordinary uses of the subject. In addition, engaging features such as "Did You Know?" boxes provide fascinating facts. The "In Focus" sections offer in-depth looks at specific features of each subject. "In The Real World" boxes highlight pivotal experiments by real scientists
The human body by John Farndon( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of simple experiments designed to provide a better understanding of how the human body works
Oxygen by John Farndon( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the chemical element oxygen and explains its chemistry, how it works in the body, and its importance in our lives
Calcium by John Farndon( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, properties, chemical activity, and uses of the element calcium. An attractive, readable book that explains calcium's atomic structure, where & how it occurs in nature, its reactions, compounds, & uses. Every single thing and person consists of elements, and this informative series will help young readers understand just how important the elements are and what role they play in the science of chemistry. Enhanced by easy-to-follow diagrams and full-color illustrations, the text explains how elements behave, their individual characteristics and their importance in everyday life. In addition to informative "fact boxes, " each volume also contains "Did You Know" features which explore topics such as why carbon makes soft drinks fizz. A wonderfully balanced combination of color photographs, paintings and drawings enhance the text and assist in learning about each element
Nitrogen by John Farndon( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Malay and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin, discovery, special characteristics, and use of nitrogen in such products as explosives and fertilizers
The universe by John Farndon( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating facts and up-to-date information on all aspects of the universe, the planets, the stars, and space exploration make for an exciting and interactive learning experience. "Zoom-in" boxes pinpoint areas of interest, while "Awesome Fact" boxes, fun comparisons, and quiz features combine for visually appealing and scientifically interesting books in this exciting new series
 
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Alternative Names
Farndon, Dz︠h︡on

Farndon, J.

Farndon, John

Farndon, John 1960-

Ferndons, Džons, 1960-

פרנדון, ג׳ון

פרנדון, ג'ון

جون فارندون، 1960-

판던, 존 1960-

판돈, 존 1960-

ファーンドン, ジョン

Languages
English (230)

French (6)

Chinese (4)

Turkish (3)

Malay (2)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)

Turkmen (1)

Hebrew (1)