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Challoner, Jack

Overview
Works: 208 works in 633 publications in 19 languages and 22,208 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Popular works  History  Dictionaries  Terminology  Toy and movable books  Lift-the-flap books  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Collector, Compiler, Publishing director, n
Classifications: QC941.3, 551.55
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Most widely held works by Jack Challoner
Hurricane & tornado by Jack Challoner( Book )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NATURAL HISTORY & PETS. Now in Paperback! "Eyewitness: Hurricane & Tornado" is a compelling guide to nature's most dangerous and destructive forces. Striking images, models and illustrations offer a unique view of catastrophic weather conditions allowing readers to see into the eye of a cyclone, witness hailstones the size of tennis balls, and learn how a gentle mountain stream can become a raging surge within a few minutes. Learn the techniques developed through the centuries to forecast weather, see a chicken that was stripped of its feathers by a tornado, and how human activity can cause weather patterns to change. For over 25 years, DK's "Eyewitness" books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. Ages 7+
Energy by Jack Challoner( Book )

41 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,616 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 )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated book of projects demonstrating the properties of flight
Rocks and minerals by Jack Challoner( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Finnish and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces rocks and minerals, and includes projects such as growing crystals, panning for gold, and making concrete
The visual dictionary of physics by Jack Challoner( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 970 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 visual dictionary of chemistry by Jack Challoner( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations present the fundamentals of chemistry, including such topics as atomic bonds, catalysts, chemical reactions, and various elements
Maker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends! --
The elements : the new guide to the building blocks of our universe by Jack Challoner( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What links the Taj Mahal and our skeleton? The Eiffel Tower and our blood? The salt on our food and the street lamps that guide us home? The answers are calcium, iron and sodium - each one an element. Forged in the Big Bang and in supernovas, the elements and their resulting compounds went on to create our Solar System, the planet we live on, the air we breathe, the water we rely on, and the proteins that would become life. This book provides need-to-know information on every one of the 118 known elements. Some, like carbon, oxygen and aluminium, are familiar; others, like gadolinium and tellurium, are not. Inside the book, you will find the elements' vital statistics, their important compounds and applications and the fascinating histories of their discovery. You will also find clear and concise explanations of what an element is, how and why the elements are arranged in the periodic table, and of the structure of atoms, the building blocks of everything around you. The Elements is your definitive guide to the elements. It is authoritative, accessible and filled with wonder
1001 inventions that changed the world by Jack Challoner( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a review of technological innovations and inventions, from the ancient world to the present day
My first batteries & magnets book by Jack Challoner( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and activities introduce the properties of batteries and magnets and the principles of electricity and magnetism
How machines work : zoo break! by David Macaulay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 518 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
100 inventions that made history : brilliant breakthroughs that shaped our world by Tracey Turner( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 500 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 454 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 )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 414 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 402 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. --
Floating and sinking by Jack Challoner( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 387 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 374 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 )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 309 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
Wet and dry by Jack Challoner( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Slovenian and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple activities introduce water in relation to clouds, rain, rivers, plants, and more. Suggested level: primary
Big and small by Jack Challoner( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the concept of size, describing how sizes are measured, comparing sizes of such things as plants, animals, and buildings, and providing related activities
 
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