WorldCat Identities

Willis, Shirley

Overview
Works: 71 works in 187 publications in 4 languages and 6,085 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Trivia and miscellanea  Fiction  History  Atlases  Children's atlases 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: DL31, 530.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shirley Willis
The Vikings by Hazel Martell( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aspects of life in the European and North American Viking settlements as revealed through archeological excavations
Prehistory by Keith Branigan( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 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
The Romans by Mike Corbishley( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various aspects of life in the Roman Empire as revealed through archaeological excavations
Ancient Greece by John Ellis Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and French and held by 427 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 398 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
Tell me why planes have wings by Shirley Willis( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and simple illustrations provide explanations of the principles of flight
Dime qué tan rápidamente va by Shirley Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 297 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
Enid Blyton's The night the toys came to life : a Christmas story by Enid Blyton( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 248 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 how far it is by Shirley Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 243 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
Tell me what the time is by Shirley Willis( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 212 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
Tell me why the moon changes shape by Shirley Willis( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 204 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. Includes activities. Suggested level: junior, primary
Dime qué hora es? by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 197 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 183 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 cómo flotan los barcos? by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 178 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 por qué cambia de forma la luna by Shirley Willis( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and simple illustrations answers questions about the moon
Dime qué tan lejos está de aquí by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 172 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
Tell me how ships float by Shirley Willis( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives lots of simple facts about floating and sinking in a clear and concise way, including why things float and how submarines work
Dime por qué es mojada la lluvia? by Shirley Willis( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 161 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
The Watts picture atlas by Shirley Willis( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.21 for Dime cuán ... to 0.41 for The Viking ...)

Dime qué hora es?
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Tell me why planes have wingsDime qué tan rápidamente vaEnid Blyton's The night the toys came to life : a Christmas storyTell me how far it isTell me what the time isTell me why the moon changes shapeDime qué hora es?Tell me why rain is wet
Languages
English (92)

Spanish (19)

Chinese (2)

French (1)