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Gifford, Clive

Overview
Works: 838 works in 2,021 publications in 12 languages and 77,463 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  Biography  Forecasts  Pictorial works  Lift-the-flap books  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Collector
Classifications: TJ211.2, 796.334
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Gifford
Robots by Clive Gifford( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,913 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 )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,573 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. With profiles of the world"s greatest teams and soccer"s legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game"s most memorable moments
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 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
Basketball by Clive Gifford( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes and presents step-by-step photographs showing the essential techniques for the game of basketball including passing, dribbling, layups, free throws, and rebounding
Tennis by Clive Gifford( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 933 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
Media & communications by Clive Gifford( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of communications, from hieroglyphics to the information superhighway
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

KFK Spies explores the undercover world of espionage-part of the intelligence-gathering operations of nations and global organizations. Learn more about the first spies and find out what motivated these men and women to pursue such an unusual and often dangerous career path. Discover the different types of espionage activities and find out how secret services use communication, code breaking, and a variety of other techniques to uncover spies. Marvel at the astonishing range of weapons and gadgets used by these secret agents and understand why there are more spies now than ever before.--
The Kingfisher geography encyclopedia by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 809 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
The Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 772 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 760 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
Super trucks by Clive Gifford( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 705 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
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents possible future developments in the field of machinery resulting from advances in computing power, artifical intelligence and the use of robots. Looks at industrial, military and domestic uses of machines, and alternative energy sources to power them. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Snowboarding by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to snowboard like a pro, from basic techniques to advanced skills
10 inventors who changed the world by Clive Gifford( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes ten riveting, in-depth biographies in a graphic novel format of legendary inventors, including Galileo, Thomas Edison, Ben Franklin and James Watt
Cool tech : gadgets, games robots, and the digital world by Clive Gifford( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 442 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
 
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Alternative Names
Džifords, Klaivs 1966-

Gifford, C. (Clive)

Gifford, C. (Clive), 1966-

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 encyclopediaSoccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful gameBasketballTennisFootballSkate boardingSwimmingRugby