WorldCat Identities

Gaff, Jackie

Overview
Works: 264 works in 652 publications in 13 languages and 14,132 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Graphic novels  Miscellanea  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  FAQs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Illustrator, Director, n
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jackie Gaff
I wonder why mountains have snow on top : and other questions about mountains by Jackie Gaff( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Persian and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact filled book about mountains, mountain climbing, hills and volcanoes
Richard the Lionheart : the life of a king and crusader by David West( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In graphic art format, presents the life of Richard the Lionheart, who became king of England in 1189 and participated in the Third Crusade to the Holy Land from 1190-1192
Christopher Columbus : the life of a master navigator and explorer by David West( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In graphic art format, presents the life of Christopher Columbus, the first European to explore what is now the West Indies
Hernán Cortés : the life of a Spanish conquistador by David West( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In graphic art format, presents the life of Hernan Cortes, whose 1519 expedition led to the conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521
I wonder why the Sahara is cold at night, and other questions about deserts by Jackie Gaff( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the world of deserts
George Washington : the life of an American patriot by David West( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In graphic art format, presents the life of George Washington, commander in chief of the patriots' Continental army during the American Revolutionary War and first president of the United States
Horses wear shoes and other questions about horses by Jackie Gaff( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to questions children often ask about horses, and includes facts and figures about this favorite animal
Ancient Olympics by Jackie Gaff( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of how the Olympics began in ancient Greece and a look at each day's festivities
Why must I eat healthy food? by Jackie Gaff( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of a healthy and balance diet, the reasons for avoiding too much sugar and fat, and gives a simple explanation of the digestive system. Suggested level: primary
Aquaman's guide to the oceans by Jackie Gaff( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superhero Aquaman conducts a tour of Earth's oceans, providing facts about the underwater world, and including information about his comic book character
Alberto Giacometti by Jackie Gaff( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life, art, and legacy of the artist Alberto Giacometti. Includes a timeline linking the events in his life with world events
Why must I brush my teeth? by Jackie Gaff( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of titles aimed at Key Stage 1 readers, explaining the importance of various aspects of looking after your body
The 20s & 30s : between the wars by Jackie Gaff( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A color-illustrated look at the innovations in technology and design that affected home products, furniture, architecture, transportation, and fashion in the 1920s and '30s
I wonder why stalactites hang down and other questions about caves by Jackie Gaff( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers explore the world of caves on land and under the sea, such as how they are formed, what animals live in them, and who buried their dead in caves
Why must I wash my hands? by Jackie Gaff( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the importance of keeping your whole body clean, as well as explaining how soap works, and why germs are harmful
I wonder why fish grew legs and other questions about prehistoric life by Jackie Gaff( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tackling some of the tricky questions about prehistoric life, this new addition to the "I Wonder Why" series explores how dinosaurs and early animal life lived with a unique mixture of realistic illustrations and engaging cartoons. Full-color illustrations
I wonder why pine trees have needles and other questions about forests by Jackie Gaff( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers a wide variety of questions about forests and the plants and animals that make their homes there
The 70s & 80s : the high-tech age by Jackie Gaff( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, including a timeline of events and people, describes an electronic revolution, synthetic fabrics, solar energy, and the use of high-tech materials
Buildings, bridges & tunnels by Jackie Gaff( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 8 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses question and answer format with pictures to explain elements and principles of structural engineering, the field that includes the design and construction of bridges, tunnels, and buildings. Shows how readers can build their own structures
1900-20 : the birth of modernism by Jackie Gaff( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A color-illustrated look at the innovations in technology and design that affected home products, furniture, architecture, transportation, and fashion from 1900 to 1920
 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.11 for George Was ... to 0.45 for Buildings, ...)

George Washington : the life of an American patriot
Alternative Names
جاكي جاف، 1953-

가프, 재키

개프, 재키

Languages
English (159)

Spanish (20)

Polish (10)

French (6)

Persian (4)

Chinese (3)

German (2)

Slovenian (2)

Malay (1)

Welsh (1)

Arabic (1)

Russian (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Richard the Lionheart : the life of a king and crusaderChristopher Columbus : the life of a master navigator and explorerHernán Cortés : the life of a Spanish conquistadorI wonder why the Sahara is cold at night, and other questions about desertsGeorge Washington : the life of an American patriotHorses wear shoes and other questions about horsesAncient OlympicsWhy must I eat healthy food?