WorldCat Identities

Steele, Philip 1948-

Overview
Works: 655 works in 1,984 publications in 8 languages and 73,317 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Picture books  FAQs  Children's atlases 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: G535, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Steele
Pirates by Philip Steele( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses when and where pirates typically lived and what their activities were
The Greek news by Anton Powell( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a "special edition" of a Greek newspaper which spans the years 1500 to 146 B.C. and contains articles about history, politics, feasts, fashions, theater, gods, and wars
Castles by Philip Steele( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how castles were built and takes the reader on a tour of a castle
I wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers about how people lived and worked in ancient Egypt
I wonder why castles had moats and other questions about long ago by Philip Steele( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These two new titles in the bestselling I Wonder Why series answers youngsters' questions about castles and deserts. Full color
The best book of mummies by Philip Steele( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the ancient burial tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the rituals that prepared the dead, and the robbers who raided the tombs
Eyewitness vote by Philip Steele( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the election process from Roman times to the present day
The Aztec news by Philip Steele( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of news stories celebrating 200 years of Aztec culture
Wonders of the world by Philip Steele( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the greatest statues and structures from ancient times to the modern world, including the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Taj Mahal, and the Three Gorges Dam in China
Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition by Philip Steele( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church
Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 80 maps, hundreds of color photographs, and thousands of statistics to enrich and expand a child's knowledge of geography. The culture and geography of each country are explored through essays and photos
I wonder why countries fly flags, and other questions about people and places by Philip Steele( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about people, places, and things including, "Where do elephants glow in the dark?" and "Where does chocolate grow on trees?"
The Middle East by Philip Steele( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the traditions and diversity of Middle Eastern countries, which dominate global news and politics, and explores such themes as religion, resources, and current affairs
Eyewitness Mesopotamia by Philip Steele( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-color illustrated photographs describe the history, culture, and people of Ancient Mesopotamia. Includes Mesopotamia clip-art CD-ROM and wall chart
Marie Curie : the woman who changed the course of science by Philip Steele( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her scientific work in radioactivity and her two Nobel prizes
Isaac Newton : the scientist who changed everything by Philip Steele( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Day 1642, a farmer's wife gave birth to a baby boy in Lincolnshire, England. Isaac Newton was a sickly child who found it difficult to make friends. When it came to farming, he got into trouble for letting the pigs go astray and the fences fall down. But he was fascinated by inventions, spending his time carving sundials and making kites. No one would have guessed that, when Newton grew up, he would be one the the greatest scientists the world has ever known. His discoveries would change the way people understood the universe
Step into-- ancient Egypt by Philip Steele( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, traditions, daily life, and culture of ancient Egypt
Clothes and crafts in Roman times by Philip Steele( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes clothes and crafts throughout the Roman Empire, from the founding of Rome through the collapse of the Empire, discussing the daily lives of the people, their technological skills, and the social and economic systems. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Food & feasts in ancient Rome by Philip Steele( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A social history of life in ancient Rome, explaining why certain foods were eaten and how they were eaten. Includes information about the events that brought about special celebrations, and how these celebrations can be re-created today."
Clothes and crafts in ancient Greece by Philip Steele( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes clothes, crafts, and festivals of the ancient Greeks, including the Minoans and Mycenaens, and the empire of Alexander the Great, discussing the people's daily lives, their skills, and their development of democracy
 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.09 for Castles / ... to 0.27 for Pirates / ...)

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Alternative Names

controlled identityBundey, Nikki, 1948-

Philip Steele écrivain britannique

Philip Steele escritor británico

Philip Steele schrijver uit Engeland

Steele, Phil.

Steele, Philip N.

Steele, Philip N. 1948-

Steele, Philip N. (Philip Nicholas), 1948-

Steele, Philip Nicholas.

Steele, Philip Nicholas 1948-

Stīl, Fīlīb 1948-

Стил, Филипп

סטיל, פיליפ 1948-

فيليب ستيل، 1948-

스틸, 필립 1948-

スティール, フィリップ

Languages
English (203)

French (28)

Spanish (22)

Portuguese (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Danish (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
The Greek newsCastlesI wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient EgyptI wonder why castles had moats and other questions about long agoThe best book of mummiesEyewitness voteThe Aztec newsWonders of the world