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Wells, Robert E.

Overview
Works: 21 works in 218 publications in 7 languages and 10,104 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Braille books  Textbooks  Interviews  History  Biography  Television interviews 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert E Wells
Is a blue whale the biggest thing there is? by Robert E Wells( Book )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blue whale is big, in fact it's huge - but is it really the biggest thing there is? To find the answer, set off on an amazing journey of discovery in which you'll find that, while a whale is big, other things are much bigger. In your search discover the very big, the amazingly huge and the incredibly enormous before finding out what can really be called the biggest thing there is. The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them
Can you count to a googol? by Robert E Wells( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concepts of very large numbers, up to a googol, and multiples of ten. In this fun book of numbers, the author explores the wonderful world of zeros and other interesting numbers--from millions to trillions to a googol. Full-color illustrations bring these concepts to visual reality
Why do elephants need the sun? by Robert E Wells( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes for young children the sun and how it relates to photosynthesis, gravity, nuclear fusion, and weather conditions
What's so special about planet Earth? by Robert E Wells( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life-sustaining properties of Earth
Did a dinosaur drink this water? by Robert E Wells( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work about the water cycle, readers discover that the molecules in their glass of water may have once been part of a dinosaur watering hole
How do you know what time it is? by Robert E Wells( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering the history of measuring time with funny and interesting examples and illustrations, Wells takes readers back in time visiting the ancient Egyptians, who were the first civilization to keep track of time. Fast forwarding through the centuries, the author explains how the moon was used to keep track of months, and how the Julian calendar came to be
What's smaller than a pygmy shrew? by Robert E Wells( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the world of the VERY small
What's faster than a speeding cheetah? by Robert E Wells( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the speed of various animals, from humans to cheetahs to peregrine falcons, with even faster things like rockets, meteroids, and light
Polar bear, why is your world melting? by Robert E Wells( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why the Earth is heating up and threatening the polar bears
How do you lift a lion? by Robert E Wells( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects
What's older than a giant tortoise? by Robert E Wells( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If medals were awarded to animals for living a long time, then a giant tortoise would certainly win one. Some giant tortoises have lived for more than 150 years! Still, there are things on this planet much older than giant tortoises. Some of the giant sequoia trees that grow in California would be more than 3,000 years old. But the trees aren't that old compared to the Barringer Crater in Arizona-that was made about 49,000 years ago. And it's almost impossible to imagine that 65 million years ago, the T. rex dinosaur roamed this planet-but we have the skeletons to prove it!
Can we share the world with tigers? by Robert E Wells( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why the changes people make to the environment put plants and animals at risk for extinction and outlines steps that can be taken to save them
Hay algo más pequeño que una muscaraña? by Robert E Wells( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores many very small things in the universe, from a pygmy shrew to atoms which we cannot see without a very special microscope
Zen yang wei shi zi cheng ti zhong? by Robert E Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects
California math expressions. common core by Karen C Fuson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Math Expressions' single focus is the Common Core State Standards. With this focus, students using Math Expressions study a small number of mathematical concepts. Therefore, they have the time to develop the knowledge to build in-depth understanding of major mathematical ideas
The heart of San Diego( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ni neng shu dao 10 de 100 ci fang ma? = Can you count to a googol by Robert E Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saja rŭl ŏttŏk'e tŭrŏ olliji? by Robert E Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects
How do you know what time it is? by Robert E Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hay Algo Mas Rapido Que Un Guepardo? (What's Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah?) by Robert E Wells( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert E. Wells makes science fun and accessible to young children. In this book he looks at velocity by posing the question: what's faster than a speeding cheetah?, Los guepardos son muy r pidos. Superan a cualquier persona, incluso a un corredor de mar
 
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Is a blue whale the biggest thing there is?
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Can you count to a googol?Why do elephants need the sun?What's so special about planet Earth?Did a dinosaur drink this water?How do you know what time it is?What's smaller than a pygmy shrew?What's faster than a speeding cheetah?Polar bear, why is your world melting?
Alternative Names
Wells, Bob

Wells, Bob (Robert E.)

웰스, 로버트 E

ウェルズ, R. E

Languages
English (111)

Spanish (54)

Chinese (29)

Japanese (8)

Catalan (7)

French (4)

Korean (3)