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Gifford, Clive

Overview
Works: 1,067 works in 2,647 publications in 9 languages and 80,413 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Picture books  History  Pictorial maps  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Forecasts  Miscellanea  Children's atlases 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Illustrator, Collector
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Gifford
Robots by Clive Gifford( Book )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kingfisher Young Knowledge series gives children a look at subjects with fun and easy-to-follow projects, new vocabulary footnotes, and much more. Animal Homes introduces the different places and spaces that animals call home. Full color
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the sport's rules, skills, fans and the media, coaches, and tactics, and offers profiles of the top players and teams. From the first soccer games to today's money-spinning global industry, the book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game--supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. Stunning digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, and the latest statistics are provided for soccer enthusiasts
Basketball : from tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guide by Clive Gifford( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers easy-to-follow instruction that is sure to improve the all-around performance of any young basketball player, from passing, dribbling, and mastering the triple-threat stance to individual and team defending, making the perfect lay-up, and more advanced offensive plays"--Dust jacket back
Tennis by Clive Gifford( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to tennis, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
Skate boarding by Clive Gifford( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruction in skateboarding includes basic to advanced techniques and the lowdown on the best equipment
Football by Clive Gifford( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to football, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport"--Provided by publisher
Swimming by Clive Gifford( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about swimming: training and equipment, different types of strokes and techniques
Rugby by Clive Gifford( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With informative but accessible text, the sport is brought to life. This work offers an in-depth look at the sport, from its history and beginnings to the modern game, how it's played, who plays it and the rules that govern it. Packed with facts, stats and full-colour photographs, this is the essential guide
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Vietnamese and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics
Super trucks by Clive Gifford( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is an awesome lineup of extreme machines-- gargantuan road trains, monster military vehicles, rigs, crawlers, haulers, and souped-up racing trucks. So climb up into the driver's seat and let 'Super Trucks' take you on the ride of a lifetime."--Page 4 of cover
The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistics, text, and color maps reveal the physical geography, peoples, politics, governments, languages, religions, and currencies of each nation of the world
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the game of soccer, including its basic rules, structure, playing positions, needed skills, and great players
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to espionage covers the story of the life of spies, their occupations, and the diverse organizations that hire them
The Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates juggling techniques with practice routines and action photographs. Provides help to correct typical mistakes of beginners
Materials by Clive Gifford( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the properties of different types of natural and manufactured matter, including elastic, marble, wood, silk, and gold. Materials answer fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical world around us. What are rocks made of? Where do plastics come from, and what are they used for? Why can I see through glass? Readers are introduced to the most common natural and manufactured materials-including metals, wood, paper, cotton, and recycled products--and learn why some are hard and others are malleable and why some stretch while others snap
Soccer by Clive Gifford( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes and presents step-by-step photographs showing the essential techniques for the game of soccer including passing, receiving, shooting, heading, and goalkeeping
Cars, trains, ships & planes : a visual encyclopedia of every vehicle by Clive Gifford( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get kids revved up and ready to read. Cars, Trains, Ships & Planes is a visual encyclopedia of every vehicle to zoom, sail, soar, float, or fly across the land, sea, and sky. Displaying more than 1,000 vehicles including classic cars, hybrids, race cars, sail boats, luxury cruise ships, BMX and dirt bikes, military tanks, steam locomotives, mountain trains, hot air balloons, fighter jets, International Space Station manned spacecraft and more, plus a glossary and index, this visual catalog is perfect for young transportation buffs. In addition to the images for readers to spot and explore, text covers facts and figures on record breakers and news makers and includes the story of the history of transportation -- from the first wheel to the latest hybrids
How the future began by Clive Gifford( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to historical and current developments in the field of machinery, including mass production, computers, robots, micro-engineering, and communications technology
Cool tech : gadgets, games robots, and the digital world by Clive Gifford( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How many times a day do you connect to the digital world? You text, tweet, stream songs, watch videos, and play games. But do you know how it all works? Leap inside to discover the technology behind the coolest gadgets and meet the people with the big ideas. Find out what robots are up to, how a video game is made, and how the internet affects your life."P. [4] of cover
Snowboarding by Clive Gifford( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to snowboard like a pro, from basic techniques to advanced skills
 
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The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Džifords, Klaivs 1966-

Gifford, C.

Gifford, C. 1966-

Gifford, C. (Clive)

Gifford, Clive

Gifford, Clive 1966-

Ǧīfūrd, Klīf 1966-

Гиффорд, Клайв 1966-

جيفورد، كليف

غيفورد، كلايف

كلايف جيفورد

기퍼드, 클라이브 1966-

기포드, 클라이브 1966-

기포드, 클리브 1966-

ギフォード, クライブ

ジフォード, クライブ

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The Kingfisher soccer encyclopediaBasketball : from tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guideTennisSkate boardingFootballSwimmingRugbyThe Kingfisher geography encyclopedia