WorldCat Identities

Platt, Richard

Overview
Works: 367 works in 1,117 publications in 6 languages and 46,243 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Diary fiction  Chronologies  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Diaries  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Platt
Shipwreck by Richard Platt( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of shipwrecks, famous wrecks, causes, navigation and rescue techniques, and underwater archeology and the exploration of wrecks
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht by Richard Platt( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences as his family moves from small town Esna to the big, exciting city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who has been robbing graves. Includes nonfiction information about Egyptian culture
Castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working from plans of various medieval strongholds, remains, and historical accounts, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into 10 cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Superb, full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas from the Viking raiders to the buccaneers of the Spanish Main
Pirate by Richard Platt( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Be an eyewitness to the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main"--Cover, p. [4]
Castle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by Richard Platt( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a page in his uncle's castle in thirteenth-century England, eleven-year-old Tobias records in his journal his experiences learning how to hunt, play games of skill, and behave in noble society. Includes notes on noblemen, castles, and feudalism
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections by Stephen Biesty( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-sectional illustrations present an inside view of such structures as a medieval castle, factory, and subway station
Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science by Richard Platt( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the major forensic disciplines, looking at procedures, tools, and techniques used to gather evidence at the crime scene and from the body of the victim, and to analyze evidence, identify a suspect, or solve a crime without a corpse
Pirate diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictional diary of a nine-year-old boy who, in 1716 sets off from North Carolina to become a sailor, but ends up a pirate instead
Man-of-war by Stephen Biesty( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cutaway illustrations depict life aboard a British warship of the Napoleonic era, covering such topics as work, leisure, discipline, navigating, and fighting
Smithsonian visual timeline of inventions by Richard Platt( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a timeline of world events as a framework, a history of inventions is detailed in 4 main areas of endeavor: communications, health, industry, and travel. More than 400 inventions are presented in this book -- from prehistoric tools to virtual reality. Inventors are also presented, including Galileo, Jacques Cousteau, the Wright brothers, Karl Benz, & Edison. As students study inventors, they may want to create their own timeline, using this book as a model. Index of inventions & index of inventors. Using a timeline of world events as a framework, a history of inventions is detailed in four main areas of endeavor: communications, health, industry, & travel. This original timeline treats each subject as a visual thread and makes any history lesson memorable. Children can't resist following along to find out what happens. Visual Timelines: Inventions is an invaluable resource that provides unbeatable material for any student
Spiders' secrets by Richard Platt( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various kinds of spiders, including the black widow, tarantula, and water spider, describe their physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats
Forensics by Richard Platt( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the crime lab with Forensics and discover how detectives use science to solve crimes. From the scene of the crime to a criminal's conviction, discover how the marks of blood, footprints, and fingerprints can lead the police to criminals. Find out how specialists can match trace evidence, such as a single hair found on a victim, to the murderer. Learn how famous crimes were solved and, like a true detective, find out whether it was arson, poison, or murder
Stephen Biesty's incredible everything by Stephen Biesty( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cut-away illustrations and explanatory captions explain how such diverse objects as chocolate bars and cathedrals, false teeth and tanks are made
Spies! by Richard Platt( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, motives, and actions of various spies, both criminal and governmental
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eureka! looks at the instances in which some of the world"s greatest inventions were conceived and explains how creative genius has enabled some individuals to look right through a problem and come up with a solution that has eluded rivals. From the excitement of Newton"s historic discovery of the laws of gravity to the more recent creation of Teflon, this fascinating book illuminates an amazing variety of inventions, as well as the moments of inspiration (and sometimes perspiration) behind them
In the beginning-- : the nearly complete history of almost everything by Brian Delf( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visual reference work traces the changes in history, science, and the arts
Stephen Biesty's incredible body by Stephen Biesty( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the perspective of tiny people traveling through a man's body to present its various systems and organs and how they work
Spy by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught."--Publisher's description
Pompeii by Richard Platt( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the story of a house in Pompeii from 550 B.C. to the present day, meeting the people who lived there through the ages
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht
Alternative Names

controlled identityRicardo Juan-Carlos

Juan-Carlos, Ricardo

Juan-Carlos, Ricardo 1953-

Plats, Ričards

Platt, Richard

Platt, Richard, 1953-

Platt, Richard Swaby

Ricardo Juan-Carlos

Ricardo Juan-Carlos 1953-

Richard Platt Brits schrijver

Плэтт, Ричард

Ричард Платт

플라트, 리차드 1953-

플라트, 리처드 1953-

플래트, 리처드 1953-

플랫, 리차드 1953-

플랫, 리처드 1953-

プラット, リチャード

リチャード・プラット

Languages
English (226)

Spanish (13)

German (6)

Danish (2)

Japanese (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Egyptian diary : the journal of NakhtCastlePiratePirateCastle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, PageStephen Biesty's incredible cross-sectionsCrime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic sciencePirate diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter