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Farndon, John

Overview
Works: 615 works in 1,652 publications in 10 languages and 52,744 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Maps  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Photographs from space  Miscellanea  Encyclopedias  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, Editor, Redactor, Other, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: QC981.3, 551.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Farndon
Weather by Brian Cosgrove( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of experiments that explore the nature of weather and how it is measured and examined
Oil by John Farndon( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about oil and other petroleum products, explaining what they are and how they are used; discussing oil exploration, drilling, and refining; and looking at the problem of pollution and alternatives to oil as a fuel source
How the Earth works by John Farndon( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
Rock and mineral by John Farndon( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 968 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
Do not open by John Farndon( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 953 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
Dictionary of the earth by John Farndon( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sections on geography, geology, meteorology and ecology explain the workings of our planet
Atlas of oceans : an ecological survey of underwater life by John Farndon( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 759 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
The human body by John Farndon( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 742 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
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 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about eight different habitats around the world and the various animals that live in each
Great scientists by John Farndon( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 710 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."--Publisher
Oxygen by John Farndon( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 688 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
Mastering color by John Farndon( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calcium by John Farndon( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, properties, chemical activity, and uses of the element calcium
Nitrogen by John Farndon( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Malay and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the chemical element hydrogen and explains its chemistry, how it reacts, its uses, and its importance in our lives
The universe by John Farndon( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 647 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
Engineers by John Farndon( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 469 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
1000 things you should know about plants by John Farndon( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the scientific aspects of the world of plants is full of colorful illustrations and presented in an engaging format
 
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Alternative Names
Farndon, Dz︠h︡on

Farndon, J.

Farndon, John

Farndon, John 1960-

פרנדון, ג׳ון

פרנדון, ג'ון

جون فارندون، 1960-

판던, 존

판돈, 존

ファーンドン, ジョン

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OilHow the Earth worksRock and mineralDo not openDictionary of the earthAtlas of oceans : an ecological survey of underwater lifeThe human bodyElectricity