WorldCat Identities

Parsons, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 334 works in 818 publications in 11 languages and 23,286 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  History  Pictorial works  Art 
Roles: Author, Creator, Dancer, Other, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexandra Parsons
Electricity by Wendy Baker( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and activities introduce the basic principles of electricity and magnetism
Amazing spiders by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce some of the most amazing members of the spider family, such as bird-eating spiders, spitting spiders, and banana spiders
Amazing poisonous animals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs describe amazing members of the bird world, including the vulture, flamingo, and hummingbird
Amazing snakes by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce amazing members of the snake world, including the sunbeam snake, milk snake, and reticulated python
Earth by Wendy Baker( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic facts about geography, weather, and the composition of the earth with instructions for related experiments and projects
Make it work! by Andrew Haslam( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and activities explore the world of sound
North American Indians by Andrew Haslam( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for recreations of past civilizations and model-making projects
Amazing mammals by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 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 1,000 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 Andrew Haslam( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 996 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
Plants by Andrew Haslam( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic facts about plants with instructions for related experiments and projects
Arctic peoples by Andrew Haslam( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and culture of Arctic peoples before the arrival of Europeans and Americans, discussing the arctic climate, shelter, migration, hunting, transportation, diet, games, art, beliefs, and other topics ; and includes instructions for a variety of related craft projects
Baby by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 433 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
Great inventions by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Chinese and held by 387 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 )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 367 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 261 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
Were dinosaurs smart? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 254 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
Why do some kids have freckles? by Alexandra Parsons( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 252 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
 
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Parsons, Alex.

Parsons, Alexandra

パーソンズ, アレクサンドラ

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