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Parsons, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 309 works in 778 publications in 11 languages and 23,741 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Dancer, Redactor, Other
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Most widely held works by Alexandra Parsons
Electricity by Wendy Baker( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the fascinating world of electricity and magnetism - from the natural power of a streak of lightning through simple circuits and switches to the complex mechanics of an electromagnetic crane
Amazing poisonous animals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Text and photographs introduce poisonous animals such as the fire salamander, death puffer, gila monster, and sea anemone." -- T.p. verso
Amazing spiders by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of photographs of spiders which show them in detail. This is one of a series of books of photographs of live animals for the five to eight year age group
Amazing snakes by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce amazing members of the snake world, including the sunbeam snake, milk snake, and reticulated python
Amazing birds by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs describe amazing members of the bird world, including the vulture, flamingo, and hummingbird
Earth by Andrew Haslam( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic facts about geography, weather, and the composition of the earth with instructions for related experiments and projects
North American Indians by Andrew Haslam( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for recreations of past civilizations and model-making projects
Make it work! by Andrew Haslam( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and activities explore the world of sound. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Amazing mammals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduces such notable mammals as the elephant, sloth, koala, and porcupine, explains what makes them unique, and describes the important characteristics of the entire group." -- Title page verso
Amazing cats by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features unusual members of the cat world, including the Turkish swimming cat, Scottish wildcat, and ocelot, and describes important characteristics of the whole group."--Title page verso
Ancient Egypt by George Hart( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and culture of the people of ancient Egypt, discussing the Egyptian landscape, clothing, society, homes, work, food and drink, games, inventions, travel, beliefs, and other topics; and includes instructions for a variety of related craft projects
Arctic peoples by Andrew Haslam( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes arctic peoples and the ways they have adapted to their inhospitable climate. Includes projects such as making a kayak and making Aleutian baskets
Baby by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the early development, both before and after birth, of the young of such animals as the crocodile, Shetland pony, and human being. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Great inventions by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the origins of eight inventions, including the telephone, flushing toilet, and printing press, and explains how they work
Why do tigers have stripes? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to twelve questions about animal camouflage, such as why are polar bears white, and why are some fish flat, with additional facts relating to each topic
Fit for life by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on healthy living, eating, grooming habits, and fitness. Suggested level: primary
The perfect kitchen by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the information on planning is wonderfully organized, with details on work sequence, ventilation, countertops, cabinets, walls, floor, appliances, food storage, and more
Why do some kids have freckles? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to twelve questions about how bodies work, such as why do some people have gray hair, and what does blood do, with additional facts relating to each topic
Were dinosaurs smart? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to twelve questions about dinosaurs, such as why did the dinosaurs disappear, and how fast could dinosaurs run, with additional facts relating to each topic
 
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Parsons, Alex.

Parsons, Alexandra

パーソンズ, アレクサンドラ

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