WorldCat Identities

Willis, Shirley

Overview
Works: 49 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 6,659 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: DT56.9, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shirley Willis
The Vikings by Hazel Martell( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aspects of life in the European and North American Viking settlements as revealed through archeological excavations
The Romans by Mike Corbishley( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Rome and Pompeii, a villa in northern France, and a number of British sites. Author and artist interpret the archaeological evidence that exists today in these finds and excavations from different areas
Prehistory by Keith Branigan( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the evidence archaeologists use to reconstruct life in prehistoric times, to learn how people found food, made clothing, and built their homes, villages and temples
Ancient Greece by John Ellis Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the architecture, culture and civilization of ancient Greece. Includes a glossary
Discovering ancient Egypt by A. Rosalie David( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and French and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evidence from pyramids and other excavations is interpreted to provide a picture of the life of ancient Egyptian royalty, priests, and common folk
Dime cuánto pesa? by Shirley Willis( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concept of weight, how and why things are measured and the units of measurement used. Includes simple activities. Suggested level: junior, primary
Dime por qué cambia de forma la luna by Shirley Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple words various aspects of the moon, such as its rotation, orbit, composition, age, temperature, and location, as well as lunar eclipses, the moon's pull on the ocean, lunar landings, and surface features
Dime cómo flotan los barcos? by Shirley Willis( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses simple experiments and activities to explore concepts such as density, upthrust, and water displacement and to explain why objects float or sink
Dime qué tan rápidamente va by Shirley Willis( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the concepts of speed, resistance, and friction, the different measurements of speed and distance, and machines that can increase speed, such as jet engines and roller skates
Tell me how far it is by Shirley Willis( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concepts of distance and length, discussing how they are measured, why measuring is important, units of measure, perspective, and the reasons for measuring a variety of objects and distances
Enid Blyton's The night the toys came to life : a Christmas story by Enid Blyton( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Christmas Eve and the nursery was very, very quiet. Sarah and Jack had gone to bed. All their toys were shut up safely in the toy cupboard. Or at least, that's what Sarah and Jack thought
Tell me why planes have wings by Shirley Willis( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and simple illustrations provide explanations of the principles of flight
Tell me what the time is by Shirley Willis( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and activities explain the nature of time, its importance, and its measurement, exploring days of the week, seasons, months of the year, the concepts of past, present, and future, and more
Dime qué hora es? by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple Spanish text and activities explain the nature of time, its importance, and its measurement, exploring days of the week, seasons, months of the year, the concepts of past, present, and future, and more
Tell me why rain is wet by Shirley Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers explain water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. Includes experiments and activities
Dime qué tan lejos está de aquí by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concepts of distance and length, discussing how they are measured, why measuring is important, units of measure, perspective, and the reasons for measuring a variety of objects and distances
Dime por qué es mojada la lluvia? by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers explain water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. Includes experiments and activities. In a fun and friendly way, Tell Me Why Rain Is Wet answers the Whiz Kids' questions about water, the water cycle, and such aspects of weather as rain, clouds, ice, and snow. This scientific material is presented by the Whiz Kids, a culturally diverse group of cartoon characters. Each book in the Whiz Kids series encourages children to think about the world they live in, featuring everyday objects and familiar situations to introduce scientific principles
Dime, por qué tienen alas los aviones by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and simple illustrations provide explanations of the principles of flight
The Watts picture atlas by Shirley Willis( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a visual introduction to the planet using maps, illustrations and photographs
The children's book of Domesday England by Peter B Boyden( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine hundred years ago - in 1086 - William the Conqueror ordered a thorough and detailed survey of England to be carried out. The findings of this survey are to be found in the so-called Domesday Book
 
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English (67)

Spanish (12)

Chinese (1)

French (1)

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Dime por qué cambia de forma la lunaDime cómo flotan los barcos?Dime qué tan rápidamente vaTell me how far it isTell me why planes have wingsTell me what the time isDime qué hora es?Tell me why rain is wet