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Birch, Beverley

Overview
Works: 106 works in 402 publications in 16 languages and 11,497 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PR2877, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Birch
Shakespeare's stories by Beverley Birch( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of five of Shakespeare's plays: Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Julius Caesar
Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties by Beverley Birch( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Louis Braille : the inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her methods of scientific research, discovery of radium, and its use as a treatment for cancer
Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneer by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of the Italian inventor, who was a pioneer in the development of the radio
Marie Curie by Beverley Birch( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge. Suggested level: junior secondary
Shakespeare's tales by Beverley Birch( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection contains four of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, beautifully and evocatively retold by Beverley Birch. They are complemented by exquisite and atmospheric illustrations from Stephen Lambert. This special gift book is a perfect present to give and receive and one to treasure for ever
Pasteur's fight against microbes by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how science teacher Louis Pasteur discovered microbes in 1856 while trying to solve a problem at the local sugarbeet factory
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
Alexander Fleming : the bacteriologist who discovered penicillin-- the miracle drug that has saved millions of lives by Beverley Birch( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the British bacteriologist, born in Scotland, who was knighted and awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering penicillin
Mahatma Gandhi : champion of human rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the statesman who was a key figure in India's fight for independence from Great Britain
Guglielmo Marconi : the story of radio and how it made the world a smaller place by Beverley Birch( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 12 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the early life of Marconi, his invention of the wireless, the spread of his invention worldwide and its effect on human communications
Marie Curie : pioneer in the study of radiation by Beverley Birch( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Martin Luther King, Jr. : America's great nonviolent leader in the struggle for human rights by Valerie Schloredt( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King
Father Damien : missionary to a forgotten people by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the priest who gave his life to the care of lepers in a colony at Molokai, Hawaii
Marconi's battle for radio by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marconi's discovery of the radio
Benjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Slovenian and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Benjamin Franklin's experiments with electricity and his attempt to prove the electrical properties of lightning by flying a kit with a metal key attached
Food from many lands by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses finding and preparing food, eating it, and hunger in the world today
 
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Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity
Alternative Names
Bāchi, Bibarii

Berč, Beverlī

Birch, B.

Birch, Beverly

버치, 비벌리

バーチ, ビバリー

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Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivityGuglielmo Marconi : radio pioneerMarie CurieShakespeare's talesPasteur's fight against microbesMarie Curie's search for radiumMarconi's battle for radioBenjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity