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Gifford, Clive

Overview
Works: 1,374 works in 3,474 publications in 5 languages and 92,581 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Encyclopedias  History  Picture books  Chronologies  Pictorial maps  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, wst, Editor, Collector, Illustrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: TJ211.2, 629.892
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Gifford
Robots by Clive Gifford( Book )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,823 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 )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,722 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
Basketball : from tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guide by Clive Gifford( Book )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,420 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
Soccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful game by Clive Gifford( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 1,259 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 )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,145 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 )

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

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

29 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 926 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
Swimming by Clive Gifford( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about swimming: training and equipment, different types of strokes and techniques
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics
Cars, trains, ships & planes : a visual encyclopedia of every vehicle by Clive Gifford( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 817 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
Super trucks by Clive Gifford( Book )

12 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 751 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 734 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
Materials by Clive Gifford( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 713 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
Planes and helicopters by Clive Gifford( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the mechanics of how planes and helicopters work, discussing what makes them stop, start, and turn
Robot by Laura Buller( Book )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From giant fighting robots to nanobots that can work inside the human body, this book explores the latest technology transforming out world. The robot revolution is here to stay!"--Publisher's description
Spies by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 671 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 Usborne book of juggling by Clive Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates juggling techniques with practice routines and action photographs. Provides help to correct typical mistakes of beginners
Cool tech : gadgets, games robots, and the digital world by Clive Gifford( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 610 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
Science year by year by Clive Gifford( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Packed with fascinating discoveries and facts, this visual reference takes kids on a fantastic journey through time, from stone tools and simple machines to space travel and robots.--
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia
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The Kingfisher soccer encyclopediaBasketball : from tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guideSoccer : the ultimate guide to the beautiful gameTennisFootballSkate boardingRugbySwimming
Alternative Names
Clive Gifford autor britànic

Clive Gifford autor británico

Clive Gifford autor británicu

Clive Gifford autore britannico

Clive Gifford British author

Clive Gifford Brits auteur

Clive Gifford forfatter ()

Džifords, Klaivs 1966-

G.ifford, CL.ive 1966-

Gifford C.

Gifford, C. 1966-

Gifford, C. (Clive)

Gifford, Clive 1966-

Ǧīfūrd, Klīf 1966-

Гиффорд Клайв

Гиффорд, Клайв 1966-

Гиффорд Клив

גיפורד, קליב

جيفورد، كليف

غيفورد، كلايف

كلايف جيفورد

기퍼드, 클라이브 1966-

기포드, 클라이브 1966-

기포드, 클리브 1966-

길포드, 클라이브 1966-

ギフォード, クライヴ

ギフォード, クライブ

ジフォード, クライブ

Languages
English (339)

Spanish (23)

Dutch (7)

French (6)

German (2)