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Laroche, Giles

Overview
Works: 20 works in 100 publications in 7 languages and 9,784 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Imagist poetry  Didactic poetry  Board books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Giles Laroche
If you lived here : houses of the world by Giles Laroche( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features detailed, bas-relief collage spreads of dwellings in other world regions and historical times to explain how different people live and have lived, from a village house in South Africa to a floating green house in the Netherlands
What do wheels do all day? by April Jones Prince( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple, direct text, combined with brillant cut-paper relief illustrations, captures kids fascination with "things that go" and opens minds to the wide variety of wheels and what they do
Bridges are to cross by Philemon Sturges( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different kinds of bridges, from train bridges to fortified castle bridges, and provides an example of each
Sing a song of people by Lois Lenski( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the pleasures of city life, people alone and in crowds, smiling and hurrying, on the sidewalk, bus, and subway
What's inside? : fascinating structures around the world by Giles Laroche( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to such structures as skyscrapers, stone barns, limestone tombs, and grand castles, discussing how they were built, what they are used for, and profiles of the people who work and live within their walls
Ragged shadows : poems of Halloween night( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about Halloween and its creatures, by such authors as Jane Yolen, Karla Kuskin, and Nancy Willard
The color box by Dayle Ann Dodds( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander the monkey finds an ordinary-looking box with spots of color inside, through which he journeys to many bright landscapes of different colors. Each page has a hole revealing the next color he will find
Sacred places by Philemon Sturges( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various types of space which are sacred to different religions, including churches, mosques, synagogues, temples, and other shrines
A road might lead to anywhere by Rachel Field( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After reading about faraway lands, a young girl closes her eyes and imagines all the wonderful places a road could take her, from a cave full of treasure to a witch's house and even to Mexico
Who sees the lighthouse? by Ann Fearrington( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cumulative rhyme, lighthouses from around the United States are observed by one sailor, two pilots, three gulls, and more
Down to the sea in ships by Philemon Sturges( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems describe a variety of watercraft, from birch bark canoes to cruise ships, and reveal their impact on the world
Now you see them, now you don't : poems about creatures that hide by David L Harrison( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--
General store by Rachel Field( Book )

5 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl imagines the general store she will own some day and all the things for sale in it, from bolts of calico to bunches of bananas
A place to start a family : poems about creatures that build by David L Harrison( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many animals build remarkable structures in order to attract mates, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Twelve animals are presented in four sections based on where they live--underground, in the water, on the land, or in the air. Fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds are included in poems and artwork that to bring these animals to life for kids."--
Ponts et merveilles by Philemon Sturges( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des répliques de différents ponts que l'on peut admirer de par le monde, dont le Golden Gate, le Tower Bridge, le pont du Rialto, le pont de Brooklyn, etc. Les illustrations précises sont faites de papier découpé. [SDM]
General store by Rachel Field( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl imagines the general store she will own someday and all the things for sale in it, from bolts of calico to bunches of bananas
Què hi ha a dins? construccions fascinants arreu del món by Giles Laroche( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Catalan and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La pompe à chaleur industrielle à haute température by Jean-Claude Blaise( )

1 edition published in 1983 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Diagramme thermoisoplete de la station météorologique Sherbrooke (A) : (1965-1970) by Giles Laroche( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Avantages sociaux et conditions de travail canada 1980 : principaux points des etudes sur la frequence, les caracteristiques et les couts by Gaetane Bluteau( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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If you lived here : houses of the world
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What do wheels do all day?Bridges are to crossSing a song of peopleWhat's inside? : fascinating structures around the worldThe color boxSacred placesWho sees the lighthouse?Down to the sea in ships
Alternative Names
라로쉐, 질스

라로슈, 자일스

ラロッシュ, ジャイルズ

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