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Abel, Simone

Overview
Works: 475 works in 821 publications in 4 languages and 14,671 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Methods (Music)  Pictorial works  Methods (Music)‡vJuvenile works  Methods (Music)‡vSelf-instruction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.T5743, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simone Abel
Somebody and the three Blairs by Marilyn Tolhurst( Book )

12 editions published between 1929 and 1995 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a reversal of the Goldilocks story, a bear explores the home of the three Blairs while they are out
The drop goes plop : a first look at the water cycle by Sam Godwin( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and baby seagull follow the journey of a drop of water as it falls from the sky and eventually returns to the clouds
A seed in need : a first look at the plant cycle by Sam Godwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life cycle of a plant using the sunflower as an example
From little acorns-- : a first look at the life cycle of a tree by Sam Godwin( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life cycle of a tree using the oak tree as an example
Science with magnets by Helen Edom( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains scientific activities designed to help young children explore the properties of magnetism
The Usborne first book of the recorder by Caroline Hooper( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple introduction to everything want to know about playing a recorder
The backwards watch by Eric Houghton( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandad tells Sally that he never got dirty when he was her age, but when she winds his watch backwards and turns him back into a little boy he proves to be delightfully untidy
The trouble with tadpoles : a first look at the life cycle of a frog by Sam Godwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life cycle of a frog
The case of the missing caterpillar : a first look at the life cycle of a butterfly by Sam Godwin( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lifecycle of the butterfly
The Usborne first book of the piano by Eileen O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoon characters and text help beginners learn the basic skills needed to play the piano, including how to read and understand music
And everyone shouted, "Pull!" : a first look at forces and motion by Claire Llewellyn( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of farmyard animals illustrate the action of force and motion. Includes pages on "All about forces", "Useful words", and "Fun facts."
Playdough by Ray Gibson( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides ideas for making things out of playdough
Number games by Ray Gibson( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the games can be played on the open pages using cards, dice and counters ... enabling your child to recognize numerals from one to ten and develop a general understanding of numbers."
Science with light & mirrors by Kate Woodward( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Chinese and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple experiments and activities to demonstrate the properties of light using mirrors and everyday objects. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Paperplay by Ray Gibson( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activity book with simple picture instructions for parents to share with young children
The hen can't help it : a first look at the life cycle of a chicken by Sam Godwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life cycle of a chicken
The karate princess by Jeremy Strong( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The youngest of sixteen princesses, Belinda is not very beautiful or clever, but she is very good at one thing; karate. The king and queen have been worried about marrying off her elder, prettier sisters but now it's Belinda's turn to find a husband. Can she use her karate skills to bring back the Bogle from the Marsh at the End of the World and claim her handsome prince?
Cuddly critters : animal nursery rhymes by Terry Pierce( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty nursery rhymes which feature animals
The Usborne book of papercraft by Alastair Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a wide range of over 50 paper projects, including paper houses, 3-D pictures, greeting cards, masks, and flying origami toys
The Usborne rainy day book by Alastair Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes techniques for drawing and painting, things to make, recipes to cook, and amazing experiments to conduct
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Somebody and the three Blairs
Alternative Names
Abel, Simon

Eibela, Simone

エイベル, サイモン

エイベル, シモーヌ

エイベル, シモーン

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The drop goes plop : a first look at the water cycleA seed in need : a first look at the plant cycleFrom little acorns-- : a first look at the life cycle of a treeScience with magnetsThe Usborne first book of the recorderThe trouble with tadpoles : a first look at the life cycle of a frogThe case of the missing caterpillar : a first look at the life cycle of a butterflyThe Usborne first book of the piano