WorldCat Identities

Challoner, Jack

Works: 227 works in 682 publications in 20 languages and 23,107 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Popular works  Instructional and educational works  Activity books  Dictionaries  Terminology  Encyclopedias  Lift-the-flap books  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector, Creator, Compiler, Contributor, Publishing director, n
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Challoner
Hurricane & tornado by Jack Challoner( Book )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is an engaging and entertaining reference guide about hurricanes and tornados - perfect for younger readers. From spiraling cyclones to huge hailstones this compelling non-fiction guide explores all types of extreme weather. Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado lets your child get the best homework help and learn about nature's most destructive forces, how they are predicted and the catastrophic impact they leave behind. Packed with all the essential information from the previous reference edition Eyewitness hurricane & tornado is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child." --Publisher description
Energy by Jack Challoner( Book )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they have been harnessed. Suggested level: secondary
Flight by Andrew Haslam( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated book of projects demonstrating the properties of flight
Maker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and Afrikaans and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Maker Lab shows you how to create all these projects and more, using everyday materials
Rocks and minerals by Jack Challoner( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Finnish and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces rocks and minerals, and includes projects for growing crystals, making rocks, identifying different minerals, and panning for gold
The visual dictionary of chemistry by Jack Challoner( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations present the fundamentals of chemistry, including such topics as atomic bonds, catalysts, chemical reactions, and various elements
The visual dictionary of physics by Jack Challoner( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations present the fundamentals of physics including a look at the theories and experiments involved in all areas of physics. Topics include energy, machines, waves, electricity, magnetism, nuclear reactions, and much more
The elements : the new guide to the building blocks of our universe by Jack Challoner( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you on a gorgeously illustrated tour of the Periodic table. Filled with fascinating information about the elements, their main compounds, and their principal uses, this authoritative yet accessible book, written by renowned popular-science writer Jack Challoner, makes "hard" science easy, interesting, and relevant to our daily lives
1001 inventions that changed the world by Jack Challoner( Book )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a review of technological innovations and inventions, from the ancient world to the present day
The elements book : a visual encyclopedia of the periodic table by Tom Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.--
How machines work : zoo break! by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sloth and Sengi are friends. they have grown up together in the zoo, and know every bit of their enclosure. And, frankly, they are a little bored with it. So they begin to plan an escape, with the help of some simple machines, such as levers, gears, planes, and pulleys
My first batteries & magnets book by Jack Challoner( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and activities introduce the properties of batteries and magnets and the principles of electricity and magnetism
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics
Rocket science for the rest of us : cutting-edge concepts made simple by Ben Gilliland( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Want to understand black holes, antimatter, physics, and space exploration? Looking for a common sense guide to quantum physics that you can actually understand? Rocket Science for the Rest of Us is the book you're looking for! Get a grip on even the most mysterious and complex sciences with Ben Gilliland's guide to dark matter, exo-planets, Planck time, earth sciences, and more
The science book of numbers by Jack Challoner( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes simple activities that illustrate some of the ways we use numbers
The cell : a visual tour of the building block of life by Jack Challoner( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cell is the basic building block of life. In its 3.5 billion years on the planet, it has proven to be a powerhouse, spreading life first throughout the seas, then across land, developing the rich and complex diversity of life that populates the planet today. --
Science year by year by Clive Gifford( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

aPacked with fascinating discoveries and facts, Science Year by YearScience Year by Year will fascinate kids as they go on an amazing journey through time, tracing key moments in the history of science and technology along the way
Floating and sinking by Jack Challoner( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple activities introduce the qualities of things that float in water, the difference between floating and swimming, and how balloons and airships stay up in the air
The atlas of space by Jack Challoner( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting scientific journey through space from the planets and moons in our solar system to the far reaches of the universe! Special features on scientific background, new technologies, and key people provide fascinating information. Highlights include many of the space exploration successes -- and failures -- throughout history
Sound and light by Jack Challoner( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides forty experiments using sound and light, and includes information about such topics as the sources of sound and light, white light, tones of sound
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.09 for Maker lab ... to 0.34 for 1001 inven ...)

Alternative Names
Challoner, J.

Challoner, J. .(Jack)

Tšālūnar, Ǧāk

تشالونر، جاك

تشالونير، جاك

جاك شالونر



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シャロナー, ジャック

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EnergyFlightRocks and mineralsThe visual dictionary of chemistryThe visual dictionary of physics1001 inventions that changed the worldMy first batteries & magnets bookThe science book of numbers