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Biesty, Stephen

Overview
Works: 152 works in 491 publications in 13 languages and 18,399 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Fiction  Lift-the-flap books  Board books  Illustrated works  Interactive multimedia  Software  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Artist, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, 9pu
Classifications: NC975.5.B5, 940.1
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Castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,674 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
Man-of-war by Stephen Biesty( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 1,419 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
Rome : in spectacular cross section by Stephen Biesty( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed illustrations with explanatory captions and narrative text survey some sites in ancient Rome, including the house of a wealthy family, the Colosseum, the Baths of Trajan, and the Temple of Jupiter
The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond by Patrick Dillon( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings--and the remarkable people who made them--celebrate the ingenuity of human creation. Stephen Biesty's extraordinarily detailed illustrations take us inside famous buildings throughout history and demonstrate just how these marvelous structures fit together."--Publisher's description
Egypt in spectacular cross-section by Stephen Biesty( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allows readers to get an idea of ancient Egyptian civilization by examining a series of detailed cross-section and cutaway illustrations
Stephen Biesty's incredible everything by Stephen Biesty( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 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
Stephen Biesty's incredible body by Stephen Biesty( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 808 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
Exploring the past : the Middle Ages by Catherine Oakes( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of life in the Middle Ages
Exploring the past : Ancient Egypt by George Hart( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of life in ancient Egypt discussing such topics as the Pharaoh, religion, mummification and afterlife, the role of scribes and craftsmen, home and family, and common occupations
Coolest cross-sections ever by Stephen Biesty( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 429 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
Giant vehicles by Rod Green( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See inside some of the world's most enormous vehicles in this amazing lift-the-flap book. Discover eight monster machines, and find out about motors, periscopes, rocket engines, and giant propellers in this fact-packed guide
Explore the world of man-made wonders by Simon Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text introduce some man-made wonders of the world including the Great Wall, castles, Stonehenge, Easter Island, statues, the pyramids, bridges, Versailles, and the Sydney Opera house
Greece : in spectacular cross-section by Stephen Biesty( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in 6 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 436 B.C., young Neleus travels with his father from their home in Miletus to Athens, Delphi and, finally, Olympia, where they watch the Olympic games
Stephen Biesty's castles by Meredith Hooper( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to ten amazing real castles, from the Tower of London to Japan;s Osaka Castle. Explore their towers and ramparts, dungeons and secret passageways, throne rooms and toilets. Plunge into fierce battles, splendid tournaments, terrible executions, and join the fighting, jousting and feasting. Ages 8+
Emergency vehicles by Rod Green( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lift the flaps to find out the secrets of some of the world's most amazing rescue vehicles ... Discover eight incredible lifesaving vehicles, from giant fire trucks to high-tech helicopters to the awesome Submarine Rescue System, and learn how people are rescued from emergency situations all over the world. Join the rescue crew--there's no time to lose!"--Back cover
Stephen Biesty's cross-sections : castle by Stephen Biesty( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the structure of a castle and its defenses under siege. Examines life at all levels within the castle. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections by Stephen Biesty( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-sectional illustrations present an inside view of such structures as a medieval castle, factory, and subway station
Gold quest : a treasure trail through history by Meredith Hooper( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how one piece of precious gold, created billions of years ago, is formed into an Egyptian mask and, as centuries pass and the gold changes hands, is shaped into different objects
Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections stowaway by Stephen Biesty( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through an 18th century warship. Click on any of the icons you see. You can choose to explore the ship, meet the crew, or stowaway. Use the "ship" icon to take you up, down, fore, and aft. Click on pictures to zoom in closer, and make the scene come to life
Stephen Biesty's incredible explosions by Stephen Biesty( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cross-section illustrations present inside views of a variety of man-made buildings and vehicles as well as cross-sections of the human body and the Grand Canyon
 
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Castle
Alternative Names
Biesty, S.

Biesty, S. (Stephen)

Stephen Biesty Brits illustrator

Бисти, Стивен

Стивен Бисти

비스티, 스테판

비스티, 스티븐

ビースティー, スティーヴン

史蒂芬·比斯蒂

斯蒂芬·比斯蒂

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Man-of-warRome : in spectacular cross sectionEgypt in spectacular cross-sectionStephen Biesty's incredible everythingStephen Biesty's incredible bodyExploring the past : Ancient EgyptCoolest cross-sections everExplore the world of man-made wonders